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Banana/Nut/raisin whole wheat muffins
Banana/Nut/raisin whole wheat muffins

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These are truly whole wheat and packed with nutrients. I have been making them for my family for over five years and they are always received well by my friends. They are a ‘muffin with personality’.

Recipe Ingredients

1/3 C Smart Balance Oil
1/2 C Honey or Agave Syrup
2 medium to large eggs
1-t pure vanilla extract
2-mashed ripe bananas
1 -3/4 C whole wheat flour
1/2 t salt
1/4 t cinnamon
1-t baking soda
1/4 c very hot water
1/4 C pecans or walnuts
1/4 C raisins or Crasins
Smart Balance Cooking Spray

Recipe Steps

Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Mix honey, oil, eggs, vanilla, mashed bananas, nuts, raisins, cinnamon and salt in a bowl. Mix well

Blend in the whole wheat flour and mix well, so there is no dry flour seen

Add baking soda to 1/4-C of boiling water in a small container

Pour baking soda over the flour mixture and stir until fully incorporated.

Spray muffin tin (12) with baking spray and spoon in mixture

Bake for about 18-20 minutes, check with cake tester to ensure center is done.

Depending on the size of your measuring tool – you can usually get 12 medium-sized muffins; I use one of those new-silicone type of muffin tins. Remove from muffin tin and cool on rack.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings.

[Smart Balance addition] – Smart Balance estimates the following nutritional content for this user-created recipe:
Calories 213 kcal
Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fatty Acid 0 g
Poly Fat 3 g
Mono Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 31 mg
Sodium 215 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 16 g
Protein 4 g