Banana Muffin Recipe with Applesauce
These big heart-healthy muffins are moist and delicious with applesauce and crunchy walnuts. One muffin provides a full serving of whole grains.
Muffin tin or ramekins
Paper muffin tin liners
- ⅔ cup mashed overripe bananas
- 2 teaspoons brown sugar
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ⅛ teaspoon salt
- 1 eggs or 2 egg whites
- ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ cup whole wheat flour or all purpose white flour
- 4 tablespoons chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spray paper liners with baking spray and place into ramekins or muffin tin.
Mash bananas with a fork.
Add brown sugar, baking soda and salt. Whisk for about a minute.
Add applesauce, egg whites, and vanilla. Whisk lightly.
Add whole wheat flour and walnuts. Whisk just until all ingredients are incorporated.
Pour batter into 2 large or 3 regular paper cupcake liners.
Bake at 325 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
Remove from oven and place muffins on a cooling rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 454mg | Potassium: 525mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 182IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2mg