Banana Breakfast Muffins

These muffins make a great on-the-go snack or breakfast and doesn’t take long to make. It’s an ideal meal-prep recipe, as you can whip these up on Sunday evening and save time by having breakfast/snack ready to go the next day. Of course it’s also great as a snack or dessert, so don’t just limit this as a breakfast option. I’ve made these with ground almonds instead of flour for a protein-rich and gluten-free treat.

I’ve also used some porridge oats which give these a lovely texture, but for a grain-free option simply replace them with more ground pecans or ground almonds.

I found that the natural sweetness of the banana, spices and raisins meant that no extra sweetness was needed, so it really is a healthy breakfast option- who needs cereal?!

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Makes 8 muffins

Ingredients:

150g pecans or 150g ground almonds
2 bananas
1 tsp cinnamon
50g porridge oats
1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
30g sultanas or raisins
200ml almond milk

 

To serve:

My Toasted Pecan Butter (or crunchy peanut butter) and Raspberry Chia Jam

Greek natural or coconut yoghurt

 

Method:

1.) Preheat the oven to 200°C (180C fan).

2.) If you’re using ground almonds instead of pecans, skip this step. Grind the pecans in a food processor until they form a consistency slightly grainier than flour.

3.) Mash the bananas separately until pulpy, and add to the ground pecans along with all of the other ingredients.

4.) Line a muffin tray with paper muffin cases. Spoon about 1tbsp of mixture into each case, smoothing it down with the back of a spoon.

5.) Bake for 15 minutes until golden and risen. Leave to cool for about 20 minutes- or enjoy immediately, served hot with the nut butter and yoghurt if using. Once cool, store in the fridge and eat within a few days. Or freeze some for later.

Enjoy!

Lauren x

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4 Comments

  1. 13th September 2015 / 6:08 am

    Great recipe Lauren! I absolutely love Banana Muffins! It’s always nice to come across other teen bloggers 🙂

    • 13th September 2015 / 7:08 am

      Thank you! I’ve just had a look at your blog, it looks great too! X

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