Banana Bran Muffins with Strawberry Butter

Recipe by Dancer
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 12 muffins




  • Preheat oven to 375F (190C). In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly.
  • Stir in bran and nuts.
  • In a medium bowl, lightly beat egg; stir in banana, yogurt, brown sugar and molasses.
  • Add to dry ingredients, all at once, stirring just until moistened.
  • Divide batter evenly among 12 medium greased muffin cups.
  • Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.
  • Cool 10 minutes in cups on wire racks.
  • Remove from cups and let cool completely.
  • Serve with Strawberry Butter.
  • Straw berry Butter: Cream together 1/2 cup (125 mL) softened butter and 1/2 cup (125 mL) strawberry jam. Makes about 1 cup (250 mL).
  • TIP: Add a topping treat to your muffins before you bake them. Over batter in muffin cups, sprinkle quick-cooking rolled oats, cinnamon and sugar, sesame seeds or chopped nuts.