Banana Muffins


100g plain flour

75g whole meal flour 

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 large ripe bananas, mashed

100g caster sugar

1 egg

75g butter, melted

1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

3/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips (optional)


Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Place 10 paper baking cases in a muffin tin.

Sift together the flours, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt; set aside.

Combine mashed bananas, sugar, egg, vanilla, and melted butter in a large bowl. Fold in flour mixture, and mix until smooth. Mix in walnuts and chocolate chips, if using. 

Spoon evenly into baking cases in muffin tin.

Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until muffins spring back when lightly tapped.

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