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Best Ever Banana Crumb Muffins

Easy, buttery brown sugar crumb topped tender banana muffins. A quick delicious way to use up over-ripe bananas!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Banana Muffins
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 Muffins
Calories 266 kcal
Author Dinner, then Dessert


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 bananas , mashed
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg , lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup canola oil , melted
  • Topping Ingredients:
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoon butter
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and spray a muffin pan with baking spray or line with 12 cupcake liners.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together 1 1/2 cups flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  3. In a second bowl, mix together bananas, sugar, egg, vanilla and canola oil.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet until just combined.
  5. Using a 1/4 cup measure, put the batter in the cupcake liners.
  6. To make the topping In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, 1/4 cup flour and cinnamon.
  7. Cut in butter until mixture resembles a pea sized mixture. Crumble over muffins.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes, until the cake springs back with lightly touched.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Allrecipes

Nutrition Facts
Best Ever Banana Crumb Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 266 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 214mg9%
Potassium 177mg5%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 95IU2%
Vitamin C 2.6mg3%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.