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Banana Pecan Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Banana Pecan Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Banana Pecan Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by soledad5

Makes 12 servings



Better than Starbucks' banana nut bread, this version agave-sweetened and topped with toasted pecans.

Recipe Ingredients for Banana Pecan Muffins

1 tablespoon ground flax seed
3 tablespoons water
1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup agave syrup
1/4 cup apple sauce
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 bananas
3/4 cup chopped pecans

Recipe Directions for Banana Pecan Muffins

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees with rack in middle. Mix ground flaxseed with water and set aside.

  2. If using a loaf pan: grease & flour a 9x5x3 loaf pan.

  3. If making muffins, line with liners or grease & flour muffin pan.

  4. Whisk together flours, baking soda, and salt. In separate large bowl, mix together flaxseed mixture, agave, and apple sauce until combined. Add flour mixture and when combined add in vanilla, and bananas. Mix until combined. Fold in 1/2 cup of walnuts and pour into prepared loaf pan. Top with remaining 1/3 cup of nuts.

  5. For loaf pan: bake for 45 to 60 minutes

  6. For muffins: bake for 25-30 minutes

  7. or until a thin knife inserted in middle comes out clean.

  8. Cool for 10 minutes on wire rack before removing from pan.

Categories

Breads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 99.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
236
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
215mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
45.2g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
5.7g
Protein
3.6g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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