Delicious banana and cinnamon muffins recipe

Love banana bread? Get the same great flavor with sweet muffins that bake a whole lot faster

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 20 – 25 minutes


500ml (280 g) Snowflake cake flour

10ml Snowflake baking powder

5ml bicarbonate of soda

3ml salt

5ml ground cinnamon200ml (160 g) sugar

5ml grated orange rind (optional)100ml milk or plain yoghurt

125ml cooking oil

5ml vanilla essence

3  large bananas, mashed (about 250 g)

2  extra-large eggs


Sift flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt and cinnamon together

Add sugar and orange rind

Whisk eggs, milk, oil and essence together

Add to dry ingredients, alternately with mashed bananas

Mix lightly until just combined

Do not over-mix; mixture should still be lumpy

Spoon mixture into greased muffin pans, filling each two-thirds full

Bake in a preheated oven at 180 °C for 20 – 25 minutes until done and golden brown

Turn out onto wire rack to cool

Serve warm with butter

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