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banana muffins

Banana Muffins

  • Author: Elizabeth Buuck
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
  • Cuisine: American


Soft and moist banana muffins topped with cinnamon streusel and cinnamon honey butter.



Banana Muffins

  • 1/2 C (1 stick) Unsalted Butter (Room Temp)
  • 1/2 C Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 C Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Lg Eggs (Room Temp)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Lg Bananas (Pureed)
  • 2 C All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt

Cinnamon Streusel Topping

  • 1/4 C Butter, cold and cubed (4 TBSP)
  • 1/2 C All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 C Brown Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Cinnamon

Cinnamon Honey Butter

  • 4 TBSP Butter, softened
  • 3 TBSP Honey
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon


For the Muffins

  • Preheat the oven to 425 and line a muffin tin with 12 liners
  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • Mash or puree the bananas. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugars for 3-5 minutes, until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the eggs and vanilla, mix to combine.
  • Add in the dry ingredients, 1/2 at a time. Mix until just combined.
  • Use an ice cream scoop with a trigger to fill the muffin tins. Top with streusel. Bake at 425 for 5 minutes, then drop the oven temp to 350 and bake an additional 15-18 minutes. Cool, then top with honey butter and enjoy.

For the Cinnamon Streusel Topping

  • Mix the flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a medium bowl.
  • Cut in the cold cubed butter until it is in pea-sized pieces.

For the Cinnamon Honey Butter

  • Mix all ingredients in a small-medium bowl with a rubber spatula until well combined.


  • For Almond Butter Banana Muffins, use 2 bananas + 1/3 C Almond Butter. Add in the almond butter at the same time as the bananas.
  • For Peanut Butter Banana Muffins, use 2 bananas + 1/3 C Peanut Butter. Add in the peanut butter at the same time as the bananas.

Keywords: almond butter banana muffins, streusel topping, banana muffins with topping