Banana-Oat Muffins

Rev BJ Friley


Diabetes Recipes with Cinnamon

Carb Grams Per Serving: 25

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12 muffins
25 Min
Convection Oven


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2 c
regular rolled oats
3/4 c
whole wheat flour
1/3 c
1 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
apple pie spice or ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
1 c
1/2 c
refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 2 lightly beaten eggs
1 large
ripe banana, mashed
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 tsp


1/4 c
regular rolled oats
1/2 tsp
apple pie spice or ground cinnamon
1 Tbsp

How to Make Banana-Oat Muffins


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2Line twelve 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups; set aside.
  • 3Place the 2 cups oats in a food processor or blender.
  • 4Cover and process or blend until finely ground.
  • 5Transfer finely ground oats to a large bowl.
  • 6Stir in whole wheat flour, sugar, baking powder, the 3/4 teaspoon apple pie spice, the baking soda, and salt.
  • 7Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; set aside.
  • 8In a medium bowl, whisk together buttermilk and eggs.
  • 9Whisk in banana, the 2 Tablespoons melted butter, and the vanilla.
  • 10Add buttermilk mixture all at once to flour mixture.
  • 11Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy).
  • 12Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each about 2/3 full.
  • 13For topping - in a small bowl, stir together the 1/4 cup oats and the 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice.
  • 14Using a pastry blender, cut in the 1 Tablespoon butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • 15Sprinkle the oat mixture on top of muffin batter.
  • 16Bake for 20 to 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 17Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes.
  • 18Remove muffins from muffin cups.
  • 19Serve warm.

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About Banana-Oat Muffins

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Muffins
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic

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