Mimi's Giant Whole-Wheat Banana-Strawberry Muffins

Mimi's Giant Whole-Wheat Banana-Strawberry Muffins

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  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    35 m
MIMI28
Recipe by  MIMI28

“A healthier version of a favorite breakfast treat! Bananas and strawberries lend a natural sweetness to these delicious and moist muffins.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 12 giant muffins

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease 12 large muffin cups, or line with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, applesauce, oil, brown sugar, vanilla and bananas. Combine the flour, baking soda and cinnamon; Stir into the banana mixture until moistened. Stir in the strawberries until evenly distributed. Spoon batter into muffin cups until completely filled.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the tops of the muffins spring back when pressed lightly. Cool before removing from the muffin tins.

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ashleyco
240

ashleyco

Taking some advice from reviewers and working with what I had on hand I added 1/2 c oats (since I only had 2 bananas), reduced the cinnamon to 1/2 tbs, added 1/4 tsp nutmeg, replaced the applesauce with plain yogurt, and replaced the veg oil with applesauce. I also made sure to mash the strawberries. These were SO INCREDIBLY AMAZING. The texture was perfect, lighter than I expected and they were amazingly moist. The kept their moisture extremely well and if they hadn't been such a hit with the finace and rommates I'm sure they would've stayed that way regardless of where I kept them for at least a week. Throwing texture aside the taste of these was enough to make me a fan for life. (Although for those avoiding sugar I could see reducing the sugar just a tad-they'd still be fantastical) Delicious, filling, healthy, and quick to make!...what more could you ask for?

CaityCait
94

CaityCait

I use this recipe so often to make banana bread. I omit the strawberries and replace the oil with an additional 1/4 c of applesauce. I also add a tsp of allspice and 1/2 tsp of salt. I bake each loaf for 50 minutes. Even the traditional high fat banana bread lovers in my family say this bread is delicious. My dad told me last night that I make some darn good banana bread.

yippee5
64

yippee5

Wow, how delightfully different and healthy! These make a great breakfast. I used canola oil (healthier fats) and substituted half a cup of the flour with 1/2 cup of wheat germ to up the fiber content. Very moist and full of flavor!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 212 cal
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs
  • 38.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 122 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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