Those who know me, know I tend to shy away from baking anything which doesn’t start out with a mix in a box. Baking from scratch scares me – once it’s in the oven, that’s it… it’s all too final for me. Cooking is different, you can always open the pot, test, and add ingredients if need be.

Recipe - bananas

This time though, I decided to be brave and try a recipe I came across on fellow mommy blogger Mom Of Two Little Girls twitter account.

She had posted a link to a quick and simple recipe on My Mommy Style, and seeing as I had over ripe bananas to spare, Zee and I gave it a try… and… success! They’re oh so yummy, and Zee has declared me “best chef ever!” Although, my child is all about positive reinforcement, and crowns me “best chef ever” after just about every meal I make. 😀

Recipe - banana muffins

The muffins were also the perfect addition to our tea party. 🙂

Recipe - banana muffins

And now, the recipe (which even a novice baker like myself cannot get wrong):

Prep: 10 min | Bake: 20 min | Total: 30 min

Ingredients:

• 1 & 1/2 cups all purpose flour

• 1 teaspoon baking powder

• 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

• 1/2 teaspoon salt

• 3 large bananas, mashed (I used 4 small bananas)

• 3/4 cup sugar

• 1 egg

• 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

• 1/3 cup butter, melted

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 175°C / 350°F.

2. Coat muffin pan with nonstick spray, or use paper liners.

3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, and salt; set aside.

4. Combine bananas, sugar, egg, vanilla essence, and melted butter in a bowl. Fold in flour mixture and mix until dry ingredients are just combined. Do not over mix. Scoop batter into the muffin tin.

5. Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes (I left them in the full 20 minutes).

And enjoy! 😋

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Tammymum

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