Monday, July 20, 2009

Banana Crumb Muffins


Baking these banana crumb muffins on a stormy day like today is perfect. Your house will smell amazing and you can enjoy these with your youngest child while watching it rain outside. Well thats what I did anyway:)

For some super annoying reason my favorite grocery store has been selling less than stellar looking banana's lately. It's great if you want some banana's that are already for baking but not so much if you want to feed them to your family without them saying eeeww over the semi brown look. The crumb topping on these really sell it for me. I usually like my banana muffins with walnuts in there but the topping totally makes up for that. You could add some in there aswell and take it to a whole other wonderful level of banana muffin goodness. These make 12 very large muffins so you could infact stretch these to around 15 or so..but why would you? large muffins on a rainy day are a must in our house:) Enjoy!

Banana Crumb Muffins..allrecipe inspired
1 1/2 cups Flour
1 tsp. Baking Soda
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
3 Banana's Mashed
3/4 cup Sugar
1 Egg
1/3 cup Butter; melted

Topping:
1/3 cup Packed Brown Sugar
2 TBL Flour
1/4 tsp. Cinnamon
1 TBL. Butter

Preheat oven to 375 or 190 celcius. Grease 12 muffin cup pan and set aside. In a large bowl combine the flour,baking soda,baking powder, and salt.. In a seperate bowl combine the banana's,sugar,egg,and melted butter,beat until combined..I used a big spoon and it worked fine. Stir banana mixture into flour mixture,mixing until just moistened. Spoon batter into muffin cups. In a small bowl combine the brown sugar,2 tablespoons flour and cinnamon. Cut in the 1 tablespoon butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinle over top. Bake for 18-20 mins or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.