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Easy Banana Nut Muffins

Easy Banana Nut Muffins are a delicious, convenient snack, with hints of warm vanilla and nutmeg rounded out with brown butter and sugar.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 servings
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Britney


  • 3 Bananas, ripe
  • ¾ cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • ¼ cup Sour Cream
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ cup Vegetable Oil
  • 5 tbsps Butter, salted
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • 4 tsps Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 cup Walnuts, chopped
  • Coarse Sugar, optional
  • ½ tsp Kosher Salt


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • In a skillet, brown 5 tbsps of butter over medium heat. Remove and allow butter to cool for about 5-10 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, mash bananas until smooth. Add sugars, eggs, sour cream, vanilla extract, vegetable oil, browned butter, and milk.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, nutmeg, baking powder, and baking soda. Add chopped walnuts to dry ingredients.
  • Fold flour mixture into wet ingredients until fully incorporated.
  • Line a muffin pan with muffin liners and fill each tin with 2-3 tbsps of batter. Top with coarse sugar and additional walnuts. Bake for 14-16 minutes.


Calories: 300kcal