Rich Banana Muffins

Rich Banana Muffins


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Now this is a banana muffin for the real fan! Rum and cognac transforms a banana muffin into a richer, sweeter, more scrumptious morsel of heaven.


Serves: 24 

  • 6 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup (90g) brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (65ml) honey
  • 1/4 cup (65ml) spiced rum
  • 1/4 cup (65ml) cognac
  • 3 cups (375g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups (330g) white sugar
  • 2/3 cup (125g) brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup (90g) brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Grease two twelve-cup muffin tins.
  2. In a mixing bowl mix bananas, 1/2 cup brown sugar, honey, rum and cognac with an electric mixer until smooth.
  3. In a large bowl whisk together 3 cups flour, bicarb soda, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, cream white sugar, 2/3 cup brown sugar, eggs and melted butter. Pour banana mixture and creamed egg mixture into the flour and stir until just combined. Spoon mixture into muffin tins, filling cups 3/4 full.
  4. In a small bowl mix together 1 cup brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour and cinnamon. Cut in 3 tablespoons butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over batter in muffin tins.
  5. Bake muffins in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until done.

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