Banana Muffins, Gluten Free

    45 minutes

    These gorgeous sweet muffins are perfect for gluten free kids finding it hard to adjust. Easy to make and easy to eat.

    67 people made this

    Serves: 10 

    • 110g butter, at room temp or microwaved for 5 seconds
    • 110g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 3 large ripe bananas
    • 175g rice flour
    • 50g cornflour
    • 1 teaspoon gluten free baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 75g sultanas

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C.
    2. Cream the butter and sugar together in a large bowl until light and fluffy. A small electric hand mixer does this just fine. Add the 2 eggs and mix well until you have a smooth light airy mixture.
    3. Mash the bananas one at a time and add them. Mix well between each banana until they disappear into the mixture. These hold the muffins together really well and allow this recipe to be made without xanthan gum or another binding ingredient.
    4. Mix the rice flour, cornflour, baking powder and salt together in a separate bowl. Sift this mix into the butter and egg mixture bit by bit mixing in between until you have a thick but even consistency and all the flour mix has disappeared into the wet mix. Fold in the sultanas gently.
    5. Spoon into muffin cases until even. The baking powder will make them rise so don't make them overflowing.
    6. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.

    Recently Viewed

    Reviews and Ratings
    Global Ratings:

    Reviews in English (18)


    I used Cassava flour instead of rice flour & cornflour, coconut oil instead of butter and added 75g chopped pecan nuts instead of sultanas. If you used coconut oil, do not expect it to 'cream' with the sugar the same way as butter will. This does not matter or affect the final bake. Cooked muffins were nice and substantial, without being too heavy. The nuts added texture. Would be perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack with a sweetened cream cheese topping.  -  21 Jan 2018


    I found it ok but not great.  -  02 Nov 2016


    Used different ingredients. swapped sultanas for choc chips, and used dariy free margarine instead of butter. Came out great  -  06 Feb 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)