Zesty Caribbean Banana Muffins


zesty-carribean-banana-muffinMakes 12 muffins

Don’t throw away those bananas that have gotten all brown and squishy! They might not work in sack lunches anymore, but they’re perfect for baking.

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 bananas (about 2/3 cup mashed)
  • 3/4 cup wheat germ
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup cooking oil
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mash the bananas in medium bowl then add the maple syrup, orange juice, oil, ginger, and lemon zest. Mix well and set aside.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the middle then pour in the liquid ingredients. Stir until ingredients are just mixed then spoon into muffin cups.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees for about 25 minutes.

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Nutrition Information

Zesty Caribbean Banana Muffins

Servings per Recipe: 12

Amount per Serving

Calories:  256

Calories from Fat:  

Total Fat:  7.0g

Saturated Fat:  0.7g

Cholesterol:  0mg

Sodium:  58mg

Carbohydrates:  43.8g

Dietary Fiber:  6.3g

Protein:  8.0g

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