Grandma’s favourite Banana Muffins



Yesterday I finally dove in and made a recipe out of Grandma’s recipe box. While flipping through the recipes I noticed quite a few banana bread/muffin/cookie recipes. Grandma sure must have loved bananas! I figured making one of these would be a good place to start….then I found one with a notation on the top written by Grandma “This is a favourite of mine” Bam – a GREAT place to start 🙂

Success! The recipe was easy to follow, didn’t take very long, and produced yummy moist banana muffins. The muffins themselves ended up pretty small so eating 2-3 at a time is probably the equivalent of eating a larger muffin – like you might find at a bakery or coffee shop.

I will save this recipe as my ‘go to’ banana recipe. Next time I may see if it bakes up into a nice loaf. Or I may add chocolate chips, seeds, or maybe walnuts. I’m sure you all have a banana recipe as there are so many out there but here is Grandma’s just in case:


1 1/2 cup cake flour                                                                                    1/3 cup sugar

2 tsp baking powder                                                                                    1 egg well beaten

1/4 tsp baking soda                                                                                     1/3 cup salad oil

3/4 tsp salt                                                                                                   1 cup mashed bananas

Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar into mixing bowl.

Combine egg, salad oil and bananas. Add to dry ingredients mixing only enough to dampen flour. Fill oiled muffin pans 2/3 full and bake 400 F for about 15-20 mins. Makes 12 muffins.

Enjoy 🙂