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Easy Pecan and banana muffins

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana muffins, muffins, Pecan and banana muffins, snacks
Servings: 12


  • Mixing equipment
  • Oven



  • 375 ml cake flour
  • 5 ml baking powder
  • 5 ml baking soda
  • 5 ml cinnamon
  • 1 large pinch of salt
  • 3 large bananas mashed
  • 160 ml white sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 125 ml butter melted

Crunchy topping

  • 80 ml muscovado sugar
  • 30 ml cake flour
  • 30 ml butter
  • 30 ml oats
  • 80 ml pecans chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 180° C.
  • Line a muffin tin with muffin cases
  • Combine all the dry ingredients for the muffins to a large mixing bowl and mix well with a whisk.
  • Add the mashed banana, sugar, egg, vanilla, and butter to a second mixing bowl and mix well.
  • Add the banana mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well. Do not overmix.
  • Divide the batter and fill the muffin tins up two thirds.
  • Sprinkle the crunchy topping over the muffin batter.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the muffins.