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Healthy Banana Muffins

If you love baking but also love fitting into your skinny jeans, buttermilk is your friend.
Course Baked Goods, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 142kcal
Author Liz DellaCroce

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 c mashed ripe bananas (the riper the better)
  • 1 c plus 1 tbs buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbs oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 c chopped walnuts optional

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees and line muffin baking sheet with paper wrappers or spray with non-stick spray.
  • In a medium bowl, wisk together dry ingredients (whole wheat pastry flour through baking powder); set aside.
  • In a large bowl, wisk together mashed bananas, buttermilk, egg, oil and vanilla.
  • Gradually mix dry ingredients into the wet to combine.
  • Pour batter into muffin cups - about 3/4 full.
  • Sprinkle chopped walnuts evenly on top of batter.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool completely on wire wrack. These freeze well!

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.7g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 256mg | Fiber: 1.6g