Vegan Recipe Corner

Banana Walnut Muffins

12 banana walnut muffins
Photos by Liqin Cao

1. In a bowl, mix together

  • 4 medium bananas or 3 large bananas
  • 3⁄4 cup cane sugar or sucanat
  • 1⁄3 cup melted margarine
    (Earth Balance Natural Buttery Spread)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • 1 1⁄2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1⁄3 cup of chopped walnuts
  • 1 tbs flax seed meal (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Mash bananas well and then add sugar and melted margarine.

3. In a separate bowl, mix the dry ingredients well and then add to the banana mixture.

4. Add the chopped walnuts and mix to bring everything together.

5. Coat the muffin pan with margarine.

6. Fill each muffin cup 3/4 full.

7. Sprinkle with finely chopped walnuts.

8. Bake for 20 minutes.

Makes 12 muffins. Note that sucanat and flax seed meal will make the muffin darker in color.

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