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Banana nut muffins in a large muffin pan.
4.79 from 19 votes

Banana Nut Muffins Recipe

These moist and fluffy Banana Nut Muffins are loaded with delicious banana flavor, hints of warm cinnamon, and crunchy nuts. One of the best ways to use up overripe bananas, try a warm batch of these delicious jumbo-sized muffins and enjoy as a quick breakfast or sweet treat. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 12 Jumbo Muffins
Calories: 470kcal



  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a 12 cup standard muffin tin with cupcake liners or 6 cup jumbo muffin tin with cupcake liners (see notes). Set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
  • Transfer the bananas to the bowl of a large stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Mash the bananas. Add the oil, granulated sigar, and brown sugar to the mashed bananas and beat until light and fluffy, approximately 2 minutes. 
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the vanilla extract and the milk and continue to mix until combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Mix on low until just combined - avoid over-mixing. Fold in the chopped walnuts or pecans (if using).
  • Fill muffin liners with the prepared batter. Sprinkle the tops of the muffins with additional crushed walnuts or pecans, if desired.
  • Bake at 425 degrees F for 5 minutes before reducing temperature to 375 degrees F and baking for an additional 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Remove muffins from the tin and allow to cool before serving (see notes below for baking time and temperature for regular-sized muffins).


This recipe should make 12 JUMBO-size muffins which translates to approximately 18 regular-size muffins. You will need to adjust the cooking time accordingly-
  • Jumbo-sized muffins: 5 minutes at 425°F. Reduce heat to 375°F and continue to bake for approx. 20-25 minutes. 
  • Regular-sized muffins: 375 degrees°F for approx. 16-20 minutes.
If you enjoy these banana nut muffins, you'll definitely love this simple Banana Bread Recipe.


Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 336mg | Potassium: 454mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 156IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 3mg
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