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How to prepare Easy Banana Pecan Nut Muffins

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How to prepare Easy Banana Pecan Nut Muffins, a perfect and healthy way to start your day and also fantastic for breakfast, snack, or a dessert!

A short history of banana bread

Believe it or not: Banana Muffins or Bread: The surprise ingredient (not bananas) that started it all

What is the secret to making moist muffins?

  1. Use butter AND oil as butter makes things tasty but oil makes things moist. So use both whenever you can!
  2. Do not overmix the batter
  3. Do not bake for longer than 20 minutes.
Yield: 22 muffins

How to prepare Easy Banana Pecan Nut Muffins

An image of two Easy Banana Pecan Nut Muffins

An easy, moist, tasty, and well-loved treat. You can enjoy it with tea or coffee, as a quick on-the-go breakfast, or whenever you feel like something to tie you over!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 125 g Stork Bake or Butter
  • 250 ml castor sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 5 ml vanilla essence / extract
  • 500 ml Cake Flour
  • 5 ml bicarbonate soda
  • 5 ml Baking Powder
  • 5ml Mixed spice
  • 125 ml hot water


  1. Preheat your oven to 180C / 350F
  2. Cream butter & sugar until light & creamy
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Stir in Vanilla extract, and mashed bananas, add flour, baking powder, & mixed spice followed by bicarbonate soda dissolved in hot water.
  5. Mix until well combined.
  6. Spoon into paper cupcake liners and bake them for 20 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in the middle comes out clean
  7. Add chopped nuts, like walnuts or pecan nuts just before popping them in the oven.
  8. Makes about 22 regular-size muffins.


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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 152Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 29mgSodium 66mgCarbohydrates 25gFiber 1gSugar 12gProtein 2g

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