Low-Fat Banana Muffins

Banana muffin
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Ratings (19)
  • Total: 37 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 22 mins
  • Yield: 12 muffins (12 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
208 Calories
10g Fat
28g Carbs
3g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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

Ingredients

  • 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 batter: 1/2 cup raisins, 1/3 cup miniature chocolate chips

Steps to Make It

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

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

  3. 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.

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

Per Banana Muffin: Calories 190, Calories from Fat 47, Total Fat 5.1g (sat 0.4g), Cholesterol 18mg, Sodium 170mg, Carbohydrate 32.4g, Fiber 1g, Protein 3.3g

With Raisins: Calories 212, Calories from Fat 47, Total Fat 5.1g (sat 0.4g), Cholesterol 18mg, Sodium 171mg, Carbohydrate 37.8g, Fiber 1.3g, Protein 3.5g

With Mini Chocolate Chips: Calories 223, Calories from Fat 63, Total Fat 6.8g (sat 2.2g), Cholesterol 19mg, Sodium 170mg, Carbohydrate 36.4g, Fiber 1.4g, Protein 3.5g