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Banana Bread Muffins

Banana Bread Muffins

Moist, decadent, and delightful BANANA BREAD MUFFINS are sweet snacks you can enjoy any time of the year. This light and easy recipe will surely be your next baked superstar with its fantastic flavor and aroma from brown butter and vanilla extract. Make this ahead, reheat and kids would enjoy them even for breakfast!
Course Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Rest Time 10 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 254kcal
Author Imma


  • 2 large or 128 g banana or 1 cup
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup or 50 g granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup or 75 g brown sugar
  • cup or 33.3 g sour cream or yogurt
  • 1 ½ teaspoon or 7.5 ml vanilla extract
  • 2 cups or 250 g all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon or 4 g baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon or 4.8 g baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon or 2.95 g salt
  • ½ cup or 4 oz brown butter


  • Preheat the oven to 400 °F. Line a muffin pan with paper liners. 
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the mashed bananas, eggs, sugar (brown and white) sour cream, and vanilla extract. 
  • In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. 
  • Gradually add the wet ingredients to the bowl of dry ingredients and whisk with a spatula until thoroughly mixed. 
  • Pour in the brown butter and thoroughly mix, then scrape down the sides. 
  • Pour the mixture into prepared muffin tin pan. Bake for about 12 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. 
  • Let it rest for 10 minutes before serving. 


  1. You may refrigerate leftover muffins for 2-3 days or freeze them, covered tightly with an aluminum foil, for 3 months.
  2. Make sure that you let the muffins cool down before storing them.
  3. To reheat microwave refrigerated muffins for 30-35 seconds on high. Or reheat the foil-wrapped muffins on a baking sheet in a preheated oven at 400F for 10-15 minutes.
  4. You may add in some chocolate chips, toasted nuts, oatmeal, brown sugar as toppings, raisins, dried berries, coconut, or mango. (Check out my Banana Mango Muffins HERE and my Banana Chocolate Coconut Muffin HERE)
  5. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 276mg | Potassium: 164mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 328IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg