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Showing posts with label banana. Show all posts

September 21, 2012

Banana cupcakes

1 1/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
pinch of salt
3/4 cup vanilla infused sugar *
1/2 cup oil
2 eggs
1 cup mashed ripe banana

* If you are not using vanilla infused sugar use 1 tsp vanilla instead.
In a bowl whisk flour, baking soda and salt.  Whisk the sugar, oil, eggs until smooth then add banana and vanilla if using.  Beat well then add the flour mixture until smooth.
Scoop the batter into prepared muffin pan with paper liners.  Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 24 to 28 minutes until the tops of the cupcakes spring back when lightly touched.  Cool in the pan over a rack for 10 minutes then remove from the pan and cool completely.
Can add 1/2 cup chocolate chips to the batter.

This cupcake freezes well if wrapped individually in a plastic wrap for up to 2 weeks.  The recipe is excerpted from 150 Best Cupcake Recipes by Julie Hasson © 2012 Robert Rose Reprinted with permission. 
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June 27, 2011

Banana cereal muffins

1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tbsp cinnamon powder
1/2 cup butter or margarine at room temperature
1 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 cup ripe banana mashed
1 cup cereal corn flakes or other types
1/2 cup raisins

Beat butter and sugar till creamy with mixer or wooden spoon. Mix egg and bananas.
Mix the dry ingredients flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon together in a separate bowl then add it to the mixture with a wooden spoon. Add slightly crushed cereal and raisins into the batter, mix well till everything is blended.

Line a muffin tray with cupcake baking cup liners. Put the batter into a muffin tray which will make a dozen muffins or any other type of baking pan lined with wax paper.

Ask an adult to help when using the oven.
Bake in a preheated oven at 375F for 20 minutes, until it is golden brown and when pricked with a skewer or fork in the middle it will come out clean.
Don't over bake. Remove the muffins from the oven and keep it on the baking pan for 5 minutes then remove and cool in a wire rack.

Recipe adapted from banana cereal cookies.

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