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Pineapple Banana Muffins Recipe

Pineapple Banana Muffins Recipe

From Merritt Island, Florida, Grace Bryant writes, "Sometimes I prepare the dry ingredients and wet ingredients the night before and mix them together in the morning so the muffins are fresh and warm for breakfast."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2 medium)
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the flours, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. In another bowl, whisk the egg, oil, milk and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in bananas and pineapple.
  • 2. Coat muffin cups with cooking spray or use paper liners; fill three-fourths full with batter. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 6 muffins.

Nutritional Facts

1 muffin equals 224 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 181 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.