Sugar Free Banana Muffin Recipe

Baking Experimentation

I have been trying to come up with some sugar-free and healthier sweet treats. I also have several boxes of dry baby cereal that I want to incorporate into recipes. These cereals are fortified with vitamins and the grains are a great source of fiber.

I stopped at the fruit market the other day and they had all their bruised bananas bagged up for .59 cents a bag. So, banana muffins it is! These muffins came out so moist and tasty!

So, this turned out to be a yummy, healthy and thrifty recipe!

Here is the recipe. I also included how to make it with sugar and no baby cereal.

Sugar-free Banana Muffins (makes 12 muffins)

(Sugar-free/baby cereal banana muffins)

4 Large bananas, mashed

1/2 cup Splenda (or 1/2 CUP OF SUGAR)

1 slightly beaten egg

1/3 cup melted margarine or butter

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup of dry baby cereal (I used oatmeal)

3/4 cup of flour

(you could just use 1 1/2 cup of flour if you want)

Mix the mashed banana, sugar, egg and butter together. Set aside. In a separate bowl, mix together baking soda, baking powder, salt and flour. Mix wet and dry ingredients all together, being careful not to over-stir! Pour into greased muffin tins, and bake in 350 degrees oven for approximately 20 minutes. Enjoy

This post is linked to these great blogs:
"Friday Family" at Homemaker Barbi
"Hooked on Fridays" at Hooked on Houses
"Frugal Fridays" at Life as Mom
"Finer Things Friday" at Amy's Finer Things

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  1. Never would have thought to include baby cereal. Very clever!

    You just reminded me of my over-ripe bananas in the kitchen... :)

  2. Amy,
    I have been using the dry baby cereal in a few ways lately. I just thought since I have it and it is so filled with good things, why not. LOL The rice cereal is a great thickener for gravies by the way!

    Diann :)

  3. What a great way to be frugal- creatively using baby cereal. I am impressed!

  4. Jerri, you will rally love these! They are the moistest muffins I have ever made!

    Melissa, Thanks you! I have really been working hard at coming up with uses that are healthy for my family!

  5. these look delicious! I'll have to try it!!


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