Banana Crunch Muffins

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Recipe by: Ina Garten

Ingredients

  • 420g plain flour
  • 450g caster sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 225g unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 extra-large eggs
  • 160ml whole milk
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla essence
  • 2 ripe bananas, Technique: Mash Crushing one or more ingredients to create a uniform purée that still has some body. You can mash using a mash and purée kit fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please mashed
  • 1 ripe banana, medium Technique: Dicing Cutting a larger piece of food into even cube-shaped pieces. I know this Teach me, please diced
  • 100g walnuts, Technique: Dicing Cutting a larger piece of food into even cube-shaped pieces. I know this Teach me, please diced small
  • 100g granola
  • 90g sweetened Technique: Grate Shredding a large ingredient to produce small, evenly-sized morsels. You can grate ingredients using a grating disc fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please grated coconut
  • Dried banana chips, granola or Technique: Grate Shredding a large ingredient to produce small, evenly-sized morsels. You can grate ingredients using a grating disc fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please grated coconut, optional

Use imperial measurements

Method

How to make Banana Crunch Muffins

1) Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas 4. Line 18 large muffin Measurement: Cup A cup is an American imperial measurement used to measure all your ingredients, from milk and water through to flour, fruit and vegetables. Search online for metric conversions. I know this Buy cups cups with paper liners.

2) Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt into the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Add the melted butter and Technique: Blend Mixing two or more ingredients with another so that they combine together as one mixture. You can also use the main blade of a food processor to blend. I know this Teach me, please blend .

3) Combine the eggs, milk, vanilla and Technique: Mash Crushing one or more ingredients to create a uniform purée that still has some body. You can mash using a mash and purée kit fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please mashed bananas, and add them to the flour and butter mixture. Scrape the bowl and Technique: Blend Mixing two or more ingredients with another so that they combine together as one mixture. You can also use the main blade of a food processor to blend. I know this Teach me, please blend well. Don't overmix.

4) Fold the Technique: Dicing Cutting a larger piece of food into even cube-shaped pieces. I know this Teach me, please diced bananas, walnuts, granola and coconut into the batter. Spoon the batter into the paper liners, filling each one to the top. Top each muffin with dried banana chips, granola, or coconut, if desired.

5) Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the tops are brown and a toothpick comes out clean. Cool slightly, remove from the pan, and serve.