Monday, 4 March 2013

banana muffins with peanut butter icing

Source: TASTE

Because it's Monday and all I want is a warm muffin.

  • 375g (2 1/2 cups) self-raising flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 200g (1 cup, firmly packed) dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 400g mashed banana (3 or 4 bananas)
  • 2 tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • 2 tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 200ml canola oil
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) milk
  • 250g ctn Cream Cheese
  • 2 tbs smooth peanut butter
  • 45g (1/4 cup) pure icing sugar
  • Dried banana chips, to decorate 
Step 1
Preheat oven to 180°C. Line ten 250ml (1-cup) capacity muffin pans with paper cases. Sift the flour and baking powder into a large bowl. Stir in the sugar. Make a well in the centre. Add the egg, banana, lemon rind, lemon juice, oil and milk. Stir until just combined.
Step 2
Divide the mixture among the prepared pans. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Set aside in the pans for 10 minutes to cool slightly before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
Step 3
Use an electric beater to beat the cream cheese, peanut butter and icing sugar in a bowl for 4 minutes or until pale and creamy.
Step 4
Spread icing over muffins and top with banana chips.

1 comment:

Heather said...

Holy deliciousness!! I want one of these right now!