Banana Nut Bread Muffins

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By James Peterson

Published 2009

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Like apricot bread and other fruit breads, banana bread is a quick bread, made with a chemical leavening such as baking powder or baking soda instead of yeast. Banana bread batter also makes great muffins. The muffin cups shown here each hold 3 ounces of batter. You can also use larger muffin cups to make fewer muffins.


  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, melted, plus more for the muffin cups
  • 2 ripe bananas


Preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter the muffin cups.

Mash the bananas using a pastry cutter or potato masher. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. In a bowl, combine the butter, eggs, egg whites, granulated sugar, and brown sugar, then