Low-Fat Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 22 mins
Total: 37 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
208 Calories
10g Fat
28g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 208
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 291mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 3g
Calcium 87mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Fill your kitchen with the aroma of these sweet banana low-fat muffins. Enjoy them plain or add in some raisins or a spare amount of mini chocolate chips for an indulgent treat.


  • 2 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2/3 cup milk (nonfat)
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 small ripe bananas (mashed)
  • Optional to fold into the batter: 1/2 cup raisins, 1/3 cup miniature chocolate chips

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 F. Coat a nonstick 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray or line with paper cups.

  3. In a large bowl, stir flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg together. Make a well in the center.

  4. In a medium bowl, combine canola oil milk, egg, vanilla. Add wet ingredient to dry mixture, followed by mashed bananas. Stir with a wooden spoon until just combined.

  5. Fill muffins cups two-thirds full. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes.

  6. Serve and enjoy!