Jo Jo's Favorite Banana Muffins

Jo Jo's Favorite Banana Muffins


"This is my favorite recipe. I have had this recipe since I was in high school. All my friends love it. Hope you enjoy it!"


servings 160 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 160 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.2g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 236 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon and set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl cream margarine and sugar, add eggs and mix until smooth. Stir in milk and mashed banana and mix well.
  3. Fold in flour mixture into the liquid ingredients until combined.
  4. Fill greased muffin tins two-thirds of the way full.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
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  1. 367 Ratings


Most wonderful banana muffins I have ever made!!!! TASTY. My wife goes crazy for them and so do all of our friends and family. We have passed this recipe on to many people we know and they al...

I made lots of changes to this recipe. I used half all-purpose flour and half whole wheat flour. I also used splenda instead of sugar and unsweetened applesauce instead of margarine. I was tryin...

I doubled this and I think if I would double it again I would use three bananas and less cinnamon. The cinnamon really overpowered the banana taste. Nice and moist though!

Delicious- caution not to bake 30 minutes... mine were on the well side at 28 minutes. I added mini chocolate chips and my kids loved them. Bake on middle shelf in the oven!

I used fat free vanilla yogurt as suggested by another review and was great! Even the man liked it (and he usually can detect fat free items!) Thanks...

This is a fantastic recipe, just the right combination of spices and banana. One suggested alteration for those who are interested: my husband has diabetes and i use half sugar and half splenda...

I've been looking for the perfect banana muffin recipe for a long time -- now I've found it! I also substituted half of the butter with tofu - it's incredible!

Great muffin recipe. This has made my favorites list. I added nuts, and a hint of almond extract. Nice and light, and made great mini muffins!

The muffins were moist, as promised, but they are pretty bland and don't taste much of banana.