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Almond Banana Bread Muffins

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Sometimes recipes go through multiple rounds of the Dr. Yum test kitchen, and this is one of them! By the fourth version, we found a winner with this gluten-free banana muffin. We love the great texture, light sweetness, and crunchy top!

Ingredients

Food
Amt
Units
Prep
Notes
optional: cooking spray
optional: cooking spray
ripe bananas
3
¼ cup almond butter
almond butter
¼
cup
1 large egg
egg
1
large
2 tablespoons honey
honey
2
tablespoons
1 cup rolled oats (1/2 for batter, 1/2 for topping)
rolled oats
1
cup
1/2 for batter, 1/2 for topping
¼ cup blanched almond flour
blanched almond flour
¼
cup
2 tablespoons ground flax
ground flax
2
tablespoons
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
vanilla extract
1
teaspoon
½ teaspoon baking soda
baking soda
½
teaspoon
¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon (1/2 for batter, 1/4 for topping)
ground cinnamon
¾
teaspoon
1/2 for batter, 1/4 for topping
½ teaspoon salt
salt
½
teaspoon
2 tablespoons brown sugar
brown sugar
2
tablespoons
2 tablespoons sliced almonds
sliced almonds
2
tablespoons
2 tablespoons coconut oil
coconut oil
2
tablespoons

Method

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray muffin pan with cooking spray or add paper liners and set aside. In a medium bowl, mash bananas. Then add almond butter, egg, honey, 1/2 cup rolled oats, almond flour, ground flaxseed, vanilla extract, baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, and salt. Stir all ingredients together until the batter is smooth. In a separate bowl, add 1/2 cup rolled oats, brown sugar, sliced almonds, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and coconut oil for the crumble topping. Use your hands to incorporate the coconut oil and combine the crumble. Add batter to muffin tin, about 2/3 full. Disperse crumble topping evenly across the tin. Bake for 15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. These muffins can be stored in an air-tight container for up to a week.

Prep time
10 min
Cook time
15 min
Yields/Serves:
12 muffins
Contains Eggs, Contains Tree Nuts

Yum Ratings

😫😟😐😀😍 “Oh my! Love the topping” —Karen, a grown up
😫😟😐😀😍 “I like the very soft texture” —Doug, a grown up
😫😟😐😀😍 “I love these muffins!” —Fab, a grown up
😫😟😐😀😍 “I love the crunchy top! Gluten-free muffins with a good consistency are hard to find, but these ones hit the spot.” —Tina, a grown up