Banana Muffin-Tops (Or Muffins and Mini-Muffins)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 13 mins

These moist muffins bake up great in muffin top tins or mini muffins too. Maskes 12 muffins, 10 muffin tops or 24-30 mini muffins. Use very ripe bananas. Recipe was found on the internet -- Diana's Desserts, however I have made a few modifications.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Position an oven rack on the middle shelf of oven.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 C).
  3. Lightly grease and flour or spray muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  5. In a large mxing bowl, combine the bananas, brown sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla.
  6. Beat on medium speed until well blended with only small bits of banana visible.
  7. Pour in the dry ingredients and gently stir with a rubber spatula just until blended.
  8. Add nuts or chocolate chips (if using) when the flour is almost blended and stir to incorporate.
  9. Fill the muffin top indentation to almost full with the batter.
  10. Gently tap the pan on the countertop to even out the batter.
  11. Bake until the tops are golden brown and a toothpick or a cake tester inserted comes out clean, about 13 minutes (muffins = 20, mini muffins = 15 minutes).
  12. Transfer the pan to a wire rack to cool for 5 minutes; then carefully remove the muffin tops from the pan and set them on the rack to cool.
  13. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Most Helpful

Delicious! Very moist, I got 24 x mini muffins. Cooked for 20 minutes at 180 as my oven tends to get a little too hot, but they came out perfectly! I inadvertantly added too much vanilla, but can't notice it!!

rcrdwatt May 28, 2011

Oh so good!!! I made these exactly as listed and it made 12 perfect muffins in exactly 20 minutes. They are moist and absolutely delicious. I guess my boys got into the chocolate chips because I only had about 20 to use and walnuts would definitely be great in these too! Made for Went to the Market tag. Thanks Galley Wench! :)

Nif July 12, 2010

I made these lovely muffins for an afternoon tea and they were awesome. My friend commented that she had not eaten such a delicious and moist muffin for years. When preparing them I did find the mixture a bit stiff because my bananas weren't extremely ripe so I nedded to add a quarter of a cup of milk. Thanks for sharing!

ms.fabulous March 02, 2010