Blueberry Banana Muffins

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 140.2
  • Total Fat: 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 18.0 mg
  • Sodium: 232.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 4.2 g

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Introduction

This recipe comes about from using the "Create A Muffin" recipe from The Complete Tightwad Gazette. This is a family favorite and uses up that last banana that no one has eaten and is about to go to mush on your counter. This recipe comes about from using the "Create A Muffin" recipe from The Complete Tightwad Gazette. This is a family favorite and uses up that last banana that no one has eaten and is about to go to mush on your counter.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
    1 cup whole wheat flour
    1 Tbsp baking powder
    1/2 tsp salt (you can use up to 1 tsp if you prefer)
    1/4 cup sugar (you can raise or lower this slightly, depending on how sweet you like things)
    1 large egg
    3/4 cup milk
    1/2 cup, or 1 snack size cup, unsweetened applesauce
    1 very ripe banana, mashed
    1 cup unsweetened frozen blueberries

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray 12 cup muffin pan with cooking spray.

Blend dry ingredients (flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, salt, sugar). Mix in egg, milk, and applesauce. (The applesauce is your substitute in place of the oil that most recipes use. Unsweetened is best!) Add in banana and blueberries and gently stir just until blended.

Divide batter evenly into 12 muffin cups and bake in oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Muffins are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on rack and enjoy!

Muffins freeze beautifully. Recipe is easily doubled.

Recipe makes 12 muffins. Serving size is 1 muffin.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUNSHINETREVA.

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I added 1/2 c of white sugar by mistake. Then also added just under 1/4 c brown sugar. I used fresh blueberries, extra bananas and strawberry applesauce. Amazing, but successful after all that! Very moist and tasty. Will make again. - 7/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Made these today and they were terrific. They puffed up nicely, were moist with nice flavour. I will be making these often at only 140 calories. - 5/13/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made these with homemade applesauce and 1/4 cup more of milk. They were tasty!! - 5/11/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really yummy! I don't have a muffin tin, so I made this in a pan, & it made a great muffin loaf! I used fresh blueberries, added a smidge more milk, & used 1 cup brown sugar, 3 tsb. cinnamon, & some vanilla extract, to make it sweet. - 3/16/11

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  • I found this batter pretty stiff so I added two tbl of canola oil and for extra flavor I added 1/2 cup of dries apricots. These are not as sweet as normal muffuns but they are still quite good - 12/31/13

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