Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Banana bread muffins recipe

Banana bread is a crowd-pleaser, so why not turn it into muffins that are perfect for school lunch box treats? Try this easy banana bread muffin recipe. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand.



  • 125g melted butter
  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour


Preheat oven to 180°C.

Line 12-hole muffin/cupcake pan with paper cases.

Mix butter, mashed bananas, vanilla essence, beaten eggs and sugar in a bowl.

Stir in flour until just combined.

Spoon into a paper cases and bake for 20 minutes or until golden.


  • You could add half a teaspoon of cinnamon to the mixture if you want to be a little bit fancy.
  • I like to mash my bananas so they are still a bit chunky (rather than a smooth paste) so you get little bits of banana speckled through the muffins.
  • This recipe was created by Alana House for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder. You can follow Alana at Housegoeshome and on Twitter.


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