Banana Muffins with Banana Chips

Tasty and good looking traditional banana muffins with a twist!

  • SERVES 10
  • PREP TIME 20mins
  • COOK TIME 20mins


375g (2 1/2 cups) self-raising flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
200g (1 cup, firmly packed) dark brown sugar
2 eggs
400g mashed banana
2 tsp finely grated lemon rind
2 tbs fresh lemon juice
200ml canola oil
125ml (1/2 cup) milk
250g ctn Woolworths Select Spreadable Cream Cheese
2 tbs smooth peanut butter or macadamia butter
45g (1/4 cup) pure icing sugar
Dried banana chips, to decorate


1.Preheat oven to 180°C. Line ten 250ml (1-cup) capacity muffin pans with paper cases. Sift the flour and baking powder into a large bowl. Stir in the sugar. Make a well in the centre. Add the egg, banana, lemon rind, lemon juice, oil and milk. Stir until just combined.

2. Divide the mixture among the prepared pans. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Set aside in the pans for 10 minutes to cool slightly before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

3. Use an electric beater to beat the cream cheese, peanut butter and icing sugar in a bowl for 4 minutes or until pale and creamy.

4. Spread icing over muffins and top with banana chips.

*Cook's tip: You'll need 3-4 bananas for this recipe.
*Make it ahead: Make these muffins up to 2 days ahead. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
*Swap it: To make choc-banana muffins, replace the peanut butter with chocolate-hazelnut spread.