Banana & blueberry muffins

Banana & blueberry muffins

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 12
A low-fat muffin that tastes as good as it looks - they'll keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to a month

Nutrition and extra info

  • Can be frozen

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal202
  • fat5g
  • saturates0.8g
  • carbs36g
  • sugars14g
  • fibre2g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.59g
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  • 300g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
    Bicarbonate of soda

    Bicarbonate of soda

    Bicarbonate of soda, or baking soda, is an alkali which is used to raise soda breads and full-…

  • 100g light muscovado sugar
  • 50g porridge oat, plus 1 tbsp for topping
  • 2 medium bananas, the riper the better



    Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the…

  • 284ml carton buttermilk
    Buttermilk pancake mixture in bowl with whisk



    There are two types of buttermilk. Traditional buttermilk is a thin, cloudy, slightly tart but…

  • 5 tbsp light olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 egg whites
  • 150g punnet blueberries



    Blueberries are one of the few edibles native to North America and credited with being…


  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4 and line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper muffin cases. Tip the flour and bicarbonate of soda into a large bowl. Hold back 1 tbsp of the sugar, then mix the remainder with the flour and 50g oats. Make a well in the centre. In a separate bowl, mash the bananas until nearly smooth. Stir the buttermilk, oil and egg whites into the mashed banana until evenly combined.

  2. Pour the liquid mixture into the well and stir quickly and sparingly with a wooden spoon. The mix will look lumpy and may have the odd fleck of flour still visible, but don’t be tempted to over-mix. Tip in the blueberries and give it just one more stir. Divide the mix between the muffin cases – they will be quite full – then sprinkle the tops with the final tbsp of the oats and the rest of he sugar. Bake for 18-20 mins until risen and dark golden. Cool for 5 mins in the tray before lifting out onto a rack to cool completely.

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4th Feb, 2013
I found these to be a little bland, also due to the lack of fat in IE; Butter they stick to the muffu cases. I have changed them slighty and are much better and still low in fat!!!!
1st Feb, 2013
Loved these! I used semi-skimmed milk with a squeeze of lemon juice instead of buttermilk and rapeseed oil. I also used dark brown sugar as that was all I had and a mix of wholemeal & white flour. Really delicious & freeze well. Will use as a basic recipe and add other fruits next time!
29th Jan, 2013
followed the recipe exactly and they couldnt have been better, really delicious and they didnt last for long! highly recommended!
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6th Dec, 2012
Hi all, I have made these yesterday, they came up very nice, for my 1st time- muffins. Lovely taste!
2nd Dec, 2012
Very good, followed the recipe exactly, except I used frozen blueberries and a mix of yogurt and regular milk (worked well). Cooked 20 min. Don't know how it will keep though.
1st Dec, 2012
Have tried these twice, followed recipe but both times muffins were not cooked on bottom, put them back for 5 mins more but still half of muffin left in case. Disappointing.
26th Nov, 2012
Very nice and simple muffins that you can eat without feeling too guilty! Great as a mid morning/afternoon snack to keep going. Very quick & easy to make, just mix all the ingredients together and bake!


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