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Over the top shot of muffins in muffin tin with bananas on the side

Banana Bread Muffins

A healthier take on a classic baked favorite! This guilt free muffin is so moist without all the added oil1

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Calories 2721 kcal


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 tbs butter softened or slightly melted
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 c. crushed walnuts
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  1. In a bowl, cream together butter and sugar

  2. In large bowl, lightly beat eggs, add mashed bananas, add vanilla and combine. Add the creamed sugar.

  3. In a third bowl, mix flour, baking soda, baking power, and salt. Add to the creamed mixture. Add applesauce and combine well, but do not overmix. Add crushed walnuts if desired

  4. Grease muffin tin by lightly spraying with cooking spray or use silicone cupcake liners
  5. Bake at 350F for 20-30 minutes (depends on size of muffin tin used, so use a toothpick to check if it comes out clean) Check frequently! Tip: If using mini muffins, this will only take about 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Banana Bread Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2721 Calories from Fat 567
% Daily Value*
Fat 63g97%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Cholesterol 358mg119%
Sodium 2900mg121%
Potassium 2210mg63%
Carbohydrates 493g164%
Fiber 25g100%
Sugar 148g164%
Protein 61g122%
Vitamin A 1127IU23%
Vitamin C 33mg40%
Calcium 178mg18%
Iron 21mg117%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.