Easy Muffin Recipes

Banana Muffin Recipe

Ingredients

3 large bananas

1 egg

3/4 cup sugar

1/3 cup butter

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 1/2 cup flour

Method

Firstly mash bananas, add sugar and slightly beaten egg and mix well. Stir in melted butter and lastly mix in the combined dry ingredients. Bake for 20 minutes at 190 degrees C.

This recipe is a good one to convert to gluten free as the bananas keep the muffins moist and it only contains baking soda as its raising agent which is gluten free. A big problem with gluten free baking is the dry texture especially after a day or so. There are many commercial gluten free flour mixes available nowadays or you could try this one which I found some years ago when I was doing some gluten free baking.

Gluten Free Flour Mix - by Bette Hagman

2 parts white rice flour

2/3 part potato starch flour

1/3 part tapioca flour

Add a teaspoon of xanthan gum per cup and this flour can be used for almost any recipe requiring white flour.


Very Quick Muffins

1 cup flour

2 tbsp golden syrup

1 cup milk

1 tsp baking soda

1 cup bran

pinch salt

1 egg

Method

Mix flour, bran, salt, golden syrup and egg in a bowl. Dissolve soda in milk and add to mixture Mix well. Mixture looks sloppy.

Cook for 15 - 20 minutes at 180 degrees C . Makes 6 large muffins.


Ginger Muffins

1 cup flour

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

2 tsp ground ginger

1 cup milk oaties or rolled oats

1/4 cup sugar

2 tbsp golden syrup

2 tbsp melted butter

1 egg beaten

Method

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and ginger.

Mix in milk oaties and sugar.

Combine milk, golden syrup, butter and egg.

Pour onto dry ingredients and mix only enough to moisten.

Fill well greased muffin tins 2/3 full.

Bake 10 - 15 minutes at 200c until well risen and golden brown.

Serve hot with butter.



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Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

Hi, nice and simple, just the sort of cooking for me! makes me hungry! lol thanks, I am going to give this a go! cheers nell


tebo 5 years ago

Thanks Nell. Yes they are easy and that's why I like them too. Can knock up a batch without thinking really.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida

tebo, your recipes look quick, easy and delicious. Thanks for sharing.


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tebo 5 years ago from New Zealand Author

Yes that's what I like about them. Thanks for the comment.


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RTalloni 5 years ago from the short journey

Ginger muffins made with oats...that's a must try for me! Thanks for sharing.


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tebo 5 years ago from New Zealand Author

Hi RTalloni and thanks for checking out the recipes. They are nice I must say.


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RTalloni 5 years ago from the short journey

Me again. :) I would like to link this to my blueberry recipes hub, if you have no objection. Thanks!


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tebo 5 years ago from New Zealand Author

Sure go ahead and link it. I will check out your blueberry recipe hub myself. Thanks for linking.


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Om Paramapoonya 5 years ago

Reading this hub made me hungry! I'll try some of these recipes for sure. Rated up! :)


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tebo 5 years ago from New Zealand Author

Thanks Om Paramapoonya. I hope you enjoy them.


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

Hi tebo, as soon as I saw the title 'Easy Muffin Recipes' I knew this was one for me, I love 'easy'

They sound yummy and I'm certainly going to make some, many thanks and voting up.


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tebo 5 years ago from New Zealand Author

Thanks Movie Master. Yes easy is the way to go. I like it when I know them off by heart, makes it so easy.


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caramellatte 5 years ago

I can make this. Yummy hub!:)


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tebo 5 years ago from New Zealand Author

Hi Caramellatte.Thanks for the nice comment.


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molometer 5 years ago

Hi tebo,

Thanks for a very useful hub. I will follow your recipe and let you know how they turn out.


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tebo 5 years ago from New Zealand Author

Thanks molometer. I hope you like them.


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divacratus 4 years ago from India

Thanks for the recipe! I love muffins and these seem really easy to make. Voted up.


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tebo 4 years ago from New Zealand Author

Hi divacratus, thanks for reading. They are easy. I know them off by heart now, so doesn't take long at all.


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Au fait 4 years ago from North Texas

Both of these recipes sound pretty good. I think I would make them into a loaf though, because I'm lazy. Muffins are lovely and I enjoy them as do most people, but I like them best when somebody else makes them. I just want to pour the batter into a loaf pan and into the oven. I'm curious to see how the ginger muffin recipe will turn out as a loaf . . . ;)

Voted up and useful!


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tebo 4 years ago from New Zealand Author

Hi Au fait. Well I never thought of doing that but it's a great idea. I use to make a ginger loaf quite often when the kids were little. Actually it was really nice - must dig out the recipe and make it. Thanks for your comments.


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Om Paramapoonya 3 years ago

Ooooh, ginger muffins made with rolled oats? Yum! I've got to try that recipe. Thanks a lot for sharing. :)


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tebo 3 years ago from New Zealand Author

Thanks Om Paramapoonya for reading. Yes they are quite yummy and not too sweet.


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rajan jolly 3 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

I'd love to try these muffin recipes. Thanks for sharing.


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tebo 3 years ago from New Zealand Author

I make the banana ones very often especially when the bananas start to get a bit ripe. Thanks for reading rajan jolly.

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