Friday, November 26, 2010

Choc-chip raisin banana muffins | 16 comments:


I was staring at the bunch of over ripe bananas contemplating whether I should bake a cake with them, then my lazy bones got over me ....... yes, muffins!  Simple, less work and naturally less washing up!









Mmmm.... soft, moist flavourful muffins just right for afternoon tea!  Super-duper easy to make and this is how I did it .....

Ingredients
  • 7 oz plain flour
  • 1 lb over ripe bananas, mashed
  • 4 oz  sugar  (2 oz caster and 2 oz brown)
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1  tsp baking powder
  • 1/2  tsp baking soda
  • 1/4  tsp salt
  • 2 oz choc-chips
  • 1 oz raisins
  • 8  Tbsp canola oil
  • 1  tsp vanilla
Method
  1. Sift flour with salt, baking powder and baking soda into a mixing bowl.
  2. Add in the sugars and mix well.
  3. Lightly beat up the eggs and add in the oil, vanilla followed by the mashed bananas.  Mix well.
  4. Pour the egg mixture into the flour mixture, add in the choc-chips and raisins.
  5. Mix till just combined and batter is thick and chunky.
  6. Spoon batter into the paper lined muffin pan.
  7. Bake in preheated oven @ 180deg.C on the middle shelf of the oven for about 20 to 25 mins.
  8. Test with skewer inserted in the centre till it comes out clean.
  9. Place on a wire rack to cool for 5 mins. before removing the muffins from the pan.
  10. Serve warm or at room temperature. 
  11. Makes 12 muffins.

16 comments:

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  1. wow looks yummy...

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  2. this is great for tea..and especially now I am so hungry...no lunch :(

    great muffins...I am a fan of bananas...:) I can imagine how great this muffins are :) mmmmm stomach rumbling now!

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  3. Beautiful muffins. I wish I can have one now with a cup of hot milk. I'm sure it will make me smile in this cold weather :D

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  4. Hmm..mm... lovely little muffins! Hope you're enjoying your day, Cheah.
    Cheers, Kristy

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  5. Lol! I am like that too sometimes...I like to procastinate until the last minute I got lazy and leave the task for another day!

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  6. Banana is my favorite..I would love to have this too!

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  7. love raisin and banana muffins and with choc chips too! :)

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  8. i also have a bunch of ripe bananas yesterday and i was thinking maybe i'll make something from these..but they cant wait for me..they just got ripe so fast and its skin turning black. Hey, the muffins look soft..great for afternoon tea!

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  9. I have been looking for a banana muffin recipe and this is just perfect!

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  10. Muffins are my lazy go to as well. I might just chuck a muffin tray in the oven when I get back from my holiday. nice and easy

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  11. Jan and j3ss kitch3n
    Thanks!

    Elin
    Ha, ha, you on diet??

    MaryMoh
    Bbrrr .... it's cold in your part of the globe!

    Kristy
    Thanks and you enjoy your weekend too!

    Jeannie
    I do have moods whether to bake or not, sometimes!

    Anncoo
    Thank you!

    Jen
    Find it a good combo!

    lena
    Maybe the skin can be black, perhaps the inside can still be used!

    3 hungry tummies
    Would love to see muffin posts in your blog!

    Penny
    Yup, same with me! Easy does it!

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  12. Wish to grab one of those right now, looks so soft and moist :)

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  13. I have bananas ready for this recipe. They are perfectly over-ripe, they will make terrific muffins.

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  14. Ananda
    Thank you!

    Angie
    Yup, great for tea!

    Mother Rimmy
    Yes, over-ripe ones are perfect for baking!

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