One-Bowl Banana Nut Muffins

Need a healthy, delicious on-the-go breakfast item or just a healthy snack to curb your hunger before dinner? Try Healthy Nibbles & Bits‘s one-bowl banana nut muffins! They’re filled with crunchy oven-baked walnuts and and delicious-smelling spices that are sure to be a crowd-pleaser for your family.

Ingredients for servings

    One-Bowl Banana Nut Muffins

  • 0.75 cup walnut halves, chopped

  • 3 medium bananas about 1 cup mashed or 270g

  • 0.33333333333 cup maple syrup

  • 1 large egg

  • 3 tablespoon soy milk or milk of choice

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 0.25 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg

  • 0.125 teaspoon ground all spice

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1.5 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 1/2 cups + 1 tablespoon

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds Optional Toppings

  • Sugar for topping

  • Shredded unsweetened coconut for topping


  • Preheat oven to 300ºF (150ºC). Place walnuts on a lined baking sheet and bake for 10 to 11 minutes. When the walnuts are done, take them out of the oven and bring the heat up to 350ºF (175ºC).

  • Mash banana with a fork to break up large chunks. Add the other wet ingredients to the mashed bananas (maple syrup, coconut oil, egg, soy milk, and vanilla extract).

  • Add the spices to the wet mixture and stir. Mix in the baking soda and salt. Gradually stir in the flour.

  • Fold in walnuts and chia seeds (if you’re using them).

  • Spray a 12-muffin pan with cooking spray. Distribute batter evenly among the tins. You can make either 12 smaller muffins or 11 larger ones.

  • Sprinkle some sugar and shredded coconut on top of each muffin.

  • Bake for 25–27 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

  • Let muffins cool for 10 minutes before serving.

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