Recipe Tip: Banana Muffins

Recipe Tip: Banana Muffins

Top Recipe for 12 Persons. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. If you're after a quick-to-make but nourishing lunchbox snack – or a breakfast on the go – these simple but delicious gluten-free banana muffins (made without refined sugar) may be just what you need.



    1. Step 1

      Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a muffin tray with 12 muffin cases.
    2. Step 2

      In a clean, grease-free mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form when the whisk is removed.
    3. Step 3

      In a separate bowl, mash the bananas with a fork, add the chopped walnuts and the remaining ingredients and mix until well combined.
    4. Step 4

      Use a large metal spoon to carefully fold in the beaten egg whites.
    5. Step 5

      Pour the batter evenly into the muffin cases.
    6. Step 6

      Bake for 30–35 minutes or until risen and golden.
    7. Step 7

      If you like, you can top with extra banana slices and walnut halves to serve.
    8. Step 8

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    9. Step 9

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    10. Step 10

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    11. Step 11

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    12. Step 12

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