Last Updated on June 11, 2022 by Ellen Christian
This banana blueberry mini muffins recipe is a family favorite. There is just something extra special about mini desserts when you serve them.
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Banana Blueberry Muffins Recipe
A traditional muffin may not look impressive but turn it into a miniature dessert and it becomes a treat worthy of entertaining. It has all the delicious tastes of two of my favorite muffin desserts in one miniature dessert treat.
Not only do muffins make a nice dessert, but they can also be part of a healthy breakfast. With these miniature muffins, portion control is simply a matter of enjoying one and not three.
Typically, today’s muffins are much larger than what we really need. Have a scrambled egg, a lean protein, and one miniature muffin and you are all set to start your day.
I found this Banana Blueberry Muffin recipe in the cookbook Petite Treats by Christy Beaver and Morgan Greenseth and reprinted with permission.
Other berries for mini muffins desserts
If you don’t have fresh blueberries, you can use frozen blueberries that have been thawed. Make sure that you drain them well before adding them.
You could also substitute chopped strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, or even dried cranberries if you want to. I like adding fresh fruit rather than dried because the sugar content is lower.
Of course, you’ll need to have a miniature muffin pan to make these muffins. I find that the silicone muffin pans work wonderfully.
The muffins don’t stick and there is no need to buy mini liners or scrub a muffin pan when you’re done baking.
If you’re looking for a dessert to serve when you have holiday guests that are a step above what you generally make, this Banana Blueberry Muffin recipe produces muffins that are not only delicious but adorable!
Miniature desserts are just what you need to make your holiday entertaining a success. Enjoy this Banana Blueberry Muffins recipe with yogurt for a healthy snack.
Banana blueberry muffins no sugar
If you want to make banana blueberry mini muffins with no sugar, you can try using a one-to-one sugar replacement like Truvia Baking or Swerve. I haven’t tried it with this recipe but it should work fine.
You can also make these easy banana and blueberry muffins for your toddler since they are a smaller size. They are much easier for tiny hands to hold.
More blueberry recipes
- Gluten Free Blueberry Crips
- Blueberry Cranberry Relish
- Baked Brie with Blueberries & Honey
- How to make scrambled eggs
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 3 ripe medium bananas
- 1 large egg at room temperature
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups blueberries, fresh from Chile
- Preheat oven to 350F. Line 24 mini muffin wells with paper liners or grease mini muffin tins.
- Sift together the sugar, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- In an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat the bananas on low until mashed. Increase the speed to medium. Add the egg, butter, and vanilla. Mix briefly until blueberries are evenly distributed.
- Using a 1 inch ice cream scoop, fill each muffin liner to just below the brim.
- Bake until the tops are lightly browned, 20 to 22 minutes, rotating the pan halfway through.
- Allow to cool for 5 minutes in the pan or until safe to handle. Then transfer to cooling racks to cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 263Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 202mgCarbohydrates: 44gFiber: 2gSugar: 22gProtein: 4g
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