Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Banana muffins with cinnamon and walnut

What is your thought on the warm banana & cinnamon scent wafting from your kitchen on a cold morning ?

Would you like to let it go or would you let it stay for a while ..well I would love to hold on. On the note of holding on how old do you think are these pics? Exactly two years. ... Thats right since 2013 Jan  :))....  Not that I forgot about them but I just love the mood of the pics and love looking at them if I may say so. I know there may be many technical flaws in it :) but that was the first time I tried shadows (from the maple tree just outside my window) and really liked the effects. 





Ingredients:
Ripe banana( smashed)-1
All purpose flour- 1 1/2 cups
Melted butter-1/3 cup
Sugar-1/3 cup
Egg - 1 beaten (substitute it with 2 tbsp yogurt)
Cinnamon powder - 1 tsp
Baking soda - a small pinch
Walnuts (toasted or raw)- 1/3 cup chopped

Method
No need for a mixer with this recipe.
1. With a spoon, mix butter into the mashed banana in a large mixing bowl.
2 .Mix in the sugar, egg and cinnamon powder.
3 .Sprinkle the baking soda in the mixture and mix in.
4 .Add the flour, mix until it is just incorporated. Fold in the chopped walnuts.
5 .Pour mixture into a prepared muffin tin. 
Preheat oven to 350F and bake for 25-30 minutes. Insert a toothpick  into the center of a muffin if it comes out clean, it's done. Cool on a rack.
Serve with a warm glass of flavored milk.
Note:
Do not over mix as the muffins will become dense.
After adding baking soda bake immediately do not keep batter for long.
 **After adding banana and egg etc if u think the batter is too runny add a tbsp of flour to make it right consistency. The recipe is quite forgiving.


Hope you like it.
Meena

12 comments:

  1. Itz really awesome....... so soft and yummy. These photographs have a different style and are beautiful :)

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  2. muffins looks delish with scented cinnamon flavors but I don't usually prefer them for breakfast dear..and I don't mind grabbing a few off the screen with my tea,loved the second n third click the most...perfect mood of a cold morning dear :)

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  3. Me me... hehe... I have just scheduled one banana cinnamon muffin and come to see, there is one here! While typing the post, I was literally getting the smell of the banana and cinnamon... hmmm... this pics do look different from your recent ones, yeah, you have developed a lot! :) but the shadows give it a nice moody effect... awesome muffins...

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  4. Nice heathy muffins to start a day with...

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  5. that looks awesome...i just love cinnamon flavor...

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  6. WOW 2 years!! hahaha
    Muffins look lovely and yes just love the mood here and styling. Super Meena

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  7. Delicious looking banana muffins.. Love the flavors..

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  8. The pictures look simply wonderful !I would love to let the aroma stay but u know what I would love to wake up to the aroma of these muffins on a cold morning !! wish I had someone who could bake for me:) I missed seeing ur pics !!

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  9. Bananas and cinnamon are heavenly in muffins. These muffins too lifted me high up to heaven. Oh Yum.

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  10. What a lovely aromatic soft muffins to start your day with. Lovely clicks Meena.

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  11. lovely muffins...perfect breakfast

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  12. Just love your pics!! nice ambience you created...

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