Banana Muffins

Makes 6 servings; 2 muffins each serving

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  • 3 ripe bananas, about 1 cup mashed
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray or vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Wash your hands well with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.
  3. Peel bananas and add to a medium mixing bowl. Mash bananas with a fork.
  4. Add applesauce, sour cream, vanilla, and egg and beat mixture with whisk or fork until smooth.
  5. In a separate medium mixing bowl, add flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and mix well.
  6. Coat 12 cup muffin pan with vegetable spray oil.
  7. Add wet ingredients to flour mixture and mix until combined. Fill each muffin cup about 2/3 full. Place muffin pan in oven and bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  8. Store muffins in air tight container or bag.

This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.