Yummy Banana Muffins

Makes 24 large muffins.

I guess I’ve been on a bit of a baking spree this week, including some deep fried Oreos and rum balls, and this was the last little baking project for the week as I just can’t have more treats in the house right now. Anyways, I had forgotten to cut up and freeze 8 bananas a few days ago, so I threw them in the freezer intact to make banana bread. I realize some people just let the banana ripen on the counter then smash it up to make banana bread, but I prefer freeze and thaw them as they turn to an almost liquid state when thawed out that makes it so incredibly easy to mix into the batter.


  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 very ripe bananas
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • butter or pam spray to grease pans

Let’s Get Baking

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Mix all wet ingredients together until smooth.
  3. Gradually mix in all dry ingredients.
  4. Grease each muffin hole with butter or pam then fill 3/4 full with batter for large muffins, or 1/2 full for small muffins (like in the pictures on this page).
  5. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes depending on size. Remove from oven when a toothpick inserted comes out clean or once golden brown.
  6. Best served warm with butter. Can be frozen. Should be kept in an air tight container after cooling.

Let’s Talk

I thought it would be nice to talk about cooking and baking for a second here. All the recipes I post on this blog are things I’ve made. I often find very bland recipes for great foods that just need a little more kick or that are using too few essentials. For example, the recipe in my old cookbook for banana bread required a whole cup of sugar, 2 eggs and no cinnamon. By playing around and making the recipe my own I find we get better results. I can also say, any amount of sugar required in a recipe (aside from doughs) can be cut down to reduce calories.

I love trying new recipes, and I love throwing things in a pan that I think will taste good together and if you have any suggestions or recommendations for recipes to try and enjoy I would absolutely love to hear them!

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Also, because we have been eating so badly we have decided to do a healthy week where we are allowed to cheats at all to get back on track with our usual diets and health goals. Summer is fun because we go out a lot more and attend a lot more events, but even tonight we had burgers, chips and hot dogs for dinner because we were out at a family event. And I would be lying if I said there wasn’t dessert.

I’ll be telling you guys how our health week goes, I have concerns that now that I’ve been snacking on sugary treats, pop and fried foods that it will be difficult to go back to my salad and chicken tomorrow.

Author: Eva Blakeman

A graphic designer, who happens to be an ironworker, who makes YouTube videos, also writes this blog. Writing is my favourite thing to do, so keep an eye out, because the next post is just around the corner.

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