Beautiful banana muffins

Beautiful banana muffins


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About this recipe: I wanted to make my nan something yummy for her 65th birthday so I asked my mum and she gave me a recipe that my great nan had thought of so I thought I would share the recipe with you all.

lilpuchie Warwickshire, England, UK

Serves: 6 

  • For the cake
  • 250g self raising flour
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 75g fine oat bran
  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 3 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 150ml milk
  • For the icing
  • 1 - 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 6 heaped tbsp icing sugar

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 c / gas mark 6. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases.
  2. Tip the flour, sugar and oat bran into a large mixing bowl and form a well in the centre.
  3. In another bowl, using a fork or potato masher to mash the bananas, then mix in the eggs, oil and milk.
  4. Pour the banana mixture into the dry ingredients. Using a wooden spoon, stir everything together for a few seconds until only just combined but still quite lumpy. The lumps will disappear during baking.
  5. Spoon the mixture into he muffin cases and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Let the muffins cool for 2 minutes in the tin, then transfer to the wire rack to cool.
  7. For the icing: Add enough orange juice to the icing to make a smooth paste. Drizzle the orange icing over the muffins and leave to set before serving.

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Reviews (5)


Lovely, not too strong on banana but the oat bran gives it a lovely texture; simple to make - 05 Jun 2011


Something else. Lovely recipe; I added a few drops of Vanilla Extract and baked in mini-muffin cases for 12 minutes. - 05 Jun 2011


delicious, very tasty - 09 Sep 2010

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