Friday, October 7, 2011

Banana Almond Muffins

Bananas don't stay fresh for too long, the ones I buy remains firm for about 2 or 3 days only.  From there on, it becomes soft and mushy and these are perfect to be converted or make into muffins.  Instead of just bananas, I combined in some almond powder, leaving out eggs and sugar. That glossy and thick crunchy topping seen in the pics are the effects of sprinkling a generous amount of brown sugar on top of the unbaked muffins. If you wondering why I did this??? I get a joy of experimenting and making my recipes unique and different!!!! As for the feedback, everyone was impressed and enjoyed it very much.

750g bananas - mashed
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
110g butter
3 tbsp almond powder
1 tsp baking powder
2-3 tbsp brown sugar

Into a bowl, combine all of the ingredients except the brown sugar.
Fill greased muffin tins 3/4 full with muffin batter.
Sprinkle a generous amount of brown sugar over the top.
Bake at 250c for 25 mins or until its done.

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  1. Wow, you cut eggs and sugar out, healthier than normal muffin.

  2. ooo...normally ppl put icing. These look nice also. how was the taste with brown sugar?

  3. Mmmmm...these look lovely! And I love the crunch that the sprinkled brown sugar must give. See, I knew you were a baker :)

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  4. The almond powder seems like it would give the muffins such a nice flavor. Great job.

  5. I've never tried almond powder before but this recipe sounds delicious and healthy!

  6. Lovely looking muffins...Healthy too...

  7. Still look yummy even without egg and sugar,great recipe!!

  8. Haven't tried combining banana with has always been walnuts and banana for me. The photo tells me it's so worth trying!

  9. delicious and healthy dessert..

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  10. Pretty cool....I would have never imagined you could do this without eggs or sugar!

  11. Here you can buy mushy bananas for use in baked goods like this, for people lazy to wait or another way for shops to earn from soft bananas

  12. thank you so much for all the comments and sharing everyone. The taste was nice as the bananas were sweet enough. We at home don't like very sweet desserts either.


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