APPLE BANANA MUFFINS

apple banana muffinsThese muffins are wonderful. I am always looking for recipes using bananas and apples and this one is a keeper. I added Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting but they are good without the frosting, too. A cup of coffee and one of these muffins in the morning is a great start to any day.

1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
2/3 cup oil
1/4 cup buttermilk
2 bananas, mashed
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons vanilla flavoring
2 medium apples, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup walnuts, chopped
 
Cream sugar and eggs with mixer; add oil, buttermilk, and bananas and continue mixing. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, baking soda, whole wheat flour and all-purpose flour and mix well.  Fold in vanilla, apples and walnuts with a spoon.  Spray a muffin pan with cooking spray or use cupcake papers.  Fill 1/2 to 3/4 full of muffin mixture.  Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 20 – 25 minutes.  Makes 18 to 20 muffins.  Enjoy!
 
Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting
 
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
4 tablespoons butter or margarine or 1/4 cup, softened
1 cup brown sugar
 
Mix with mixer to spreading consistency. Makes about 2 cups.
 
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7 Comments

  1. These look amazing! Can you leave these out a few days or do they have to be refrigerated because of the frosting?

    1. The Southern Lady says:

      As long as you have them in a cool place they should be o.k. left out of the fridge for a couple days.

      1. Thank you! I just made them and they turned out great. 🙂 Awesome recipe.

  2. Bam's Kitchen says:

    You have to have cream cheese frosting on this family favorite. Can’t wait to bite into one of these muffins. Take Care, BAM

  3. Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide says:

    That frosting is divine!

  4. myrtle stough says:

    Do you have any good sugar free recipes. As we are watching our sugar.

    1. The Southern Lady says:

      Hi Myrtle, Sorry, I don’t. There are probably some cookie recipes on here that you could use a sugar substitute.