Mar 13

Banana Applesauce Muffins

Makes 12 large muffins (1 per serving)
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 to 20 minutes
Preheat oven to 200°C
12-cup muffin pan, lightly greased or lined with paper cups


  • 2 cups whole grain wheat flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine bananas, egg, applesauce, sugar and oil. Stir into flour mixture until just combined.
  3. Divide batter evenly among prepared muffin cups.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until tops are firm to the touch and a tester inserted in the centre of a muffin comes out clean.
  5. Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

This recipe was created to use whole wheat flour and less oil than other recipes, making it higher in fibre and lower in fat.


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