Banana Streusel Muffins


These high-domed, yummy muffins are made even healthier with an addition of wheat germ or raisins.
2 bananas
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of salt +
1 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
2/3 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon orange zest
1 egg
1 cup yogurt, sour cream or buttermilk
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup Streusel Topping

Add-In Options: +
1/4 cup wheat germ
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 chopped walnuts
1 Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray tops of muffin pan with cooking spray and insert paper liners, if using.

2 In a small bowl, roughly mash bananas.

3 In a large bowl, whisk together flour, soda, salt, baking powder and cinnamon.

4 In a medium bowl, whisk together brown sugar, oil, zest, egg, yogurt, and vanilla.

5 Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, whisking until blended. Add bananas and any other optional ingredients and stir to blend.

6 Fill muffin cups with batter. Top each muffin with 1 tablespoon Streusel Topping.

7 Bake at 400°F for 15 minutes, then reduce temperature to 350°. Bake for another 10 to 12 minutes, until muffins spring back when touched. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes, then remove to serving platter.

muffins  use metric
original recipe yield: 12 Muffins

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