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Dairy Council

Baking + Desserts

Banana pecan muffins

By Paula McIntyre
Makes 12
By Paula McIntyre


2 large ripe bananas

2 eggs

75g Northern Ireland butter melted, cooled

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

125ml Northern Ireland whole milk

1 tablespoon honey

250g self–raising flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1½ teaspoons baking soda

100g dark brown sugar

40g porridge oats

60g chopped pecan nuts (or any other nuts such as walnut or hazelnuts)

Makes 12


Set oven to 190°C and line a muffin tray with muffin cup liners.

Peel bananas and place in a bowl. Mash until smooth with a fork.

Add eggs and mix well. Add the butter, vanilla, honey and milk and mix well with the fork.

In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, oats and pecan nuts. Make a wellin the middle and add the wet ingredients. Mix well to a smooth batter.

Spoon into 12 muffin cups. Bake for 20 minutes.

Cool for 5 minutes before serving.