Banana Granola Muffins

Banana Granola Muffins are a great pick me up breakfast! Goodness of banana with the crunch from granola, these muffins are filling and a great way to start the day. The recipe is easy and needs just one bowl and a fork to make the batter.

Banana Granola Muffins

These are healthy breakfast muffins where I used the left over tidbits of my homemade granola. Here is a recipe of my Super Simple Granola with Fruit and Nut

The granola adds a lovely crunch to the muffins. You can add muselli or oatmeal too.

Simulatenously, you can discard all that and just stick to all purpose flour and add some nuts or berries to the muffins.

This is a simple anyday breakfast muffins that are so good for odd hour hunger pang too.

Healthy breakfast Idea

Ingredients you need for This Banana Granola Muffins

  • Banana
  • Granola
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • Baking Soda
  • Milk
  • Walnuts
  • Egg

Steps to prepare these healthy breakfast banana muffins are super simple. Just mix everything in one bowl and it’s ready to be scooped in muffin pan and bake.

Can you make these muffins eggless? 

Yes! 

To make it eggless, ignore the milk that goes in the batter and obviously eggs. Instead prepare the batter with 1/2 cup plain yogurt mixed with mashed bananas and rest of the ingredients.

Breakfast Muffins

The recipe makes exactly 12 muffins! 

Don’t you love when a recipe makes exactly 12 muffins, so you don’t have to go for multiple batch of baking. Well, this easy Banana Granola Muffin, makes the perfect exact 12 muffins.

Banana Granola Muffins

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The recipe is fairly simple and you could play around with it. Add your version of granola, substitute walnut with your favorite nuts or no nuts.

The recipe doesn’t call for any special gadgets, not even a whisk and it requires no sifting of ingredients. Just drop everything and mix to form a smooth batter.

A perfect pick me up treat for breakfast, teatime or after school snack.

Here is a quick video to show you easy it is.

Banana Granola Toasted Walnut Breakfast Muffins

Banana Granola Toasted Walnut Breakfast Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Banana Granola Muffins are a great pick me up breakfast! Goodness of banana with the crunch from granola, these muffins are filling and a great way to start the day. The recipe is easy and needs just one bowl and a fork to make the batter.

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup toasted/plain walnuts, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup granola
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • juice of half lemon
  • 1/3 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F / 170 C and line a muffin tin with liners.
  2. In a bowl, mash the banana using a fork. Drop the eggs and whisk. Add all other ingredients except for granola and nuts. Whisk everything to form a smooth batter.
  3. Then, add half the granola, half the nuts and give it a mix.
  4. Spoon the batter evenly into the liners. Keep in mind that the muffins do rise a little.
  5. Top it with some more granola and toasted walnuts.
  6. Bake it for 20 mins.
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6 Comments

  • Laura | Tutti Dolci
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    Laura | Tutti Dolci
    April 10, 2017 at 7:33 PM

    I love these muffins, such a treat for breakfast!

  • angiesrecipes
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    angiesrecipes
    April 11, 2017 at 4:26 AM

    A wholesome breakfast treat!

  • Soma
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    Soma
    April 11, 2017 at 11:53 AM

    I love this recipe! So wholesome and a coffee time treat 🙂 And a big hug for Avyan :*

  • John/Kitchen Riffs
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    John/Kitchen Riffs
    April 12, 2017 at 8:36 AM

    Mmmm, muffins! Never met one I didn’t like. These look terrific — I’d love them any time of the day, not just for breakfast. Thanks!

  • Kelsie
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    Kelsie
    April 13, 2017 at 6:46 AM

    These look AWESOME! I love granola and muffins both, so putting them together is such a great idea. Perfect for those crazy-busy mornings 🙂

  • albenpure
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    albenpure
    March 29, 2021 at 4:41 AM

    Very interesting, thanks for sharing!