Saturday, April 21, 2012

Brown Sugar Banana Muffins

....These beautiful Muffins are  perfect for a sunny Saturday morning just like today...pour yourself a cup of coffee or a glass of cold milk, sit down and do nothing else...but enjoy a quite moment of banana bliss!
Yesterday I stopped for Coffee with a friend she insisted I try the Banana bread, Which let me tell you was probably THE BEST BANANA BREAD I had in my life... Of course I thought about it for the rest of the day...and had to get home  in a hurry and create my own version in a muffin... these ingredients are simple and probably what you have on hand so go ahead and whip some up like me will be thinking about these yummy muffins for days!

1/2 Cup melted butter
1 Cup brown sugar
2 lg eggs
2 lg mashed bananas plus one for muffin topping
1/4 Cup milk
1tsp Almond extract
2 -1/4 cups flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 kosha salt
1/2 cup chopped almonds
1/4 cup honey plus 1tbs for topping
zest of one orange

preheat oven to 350

Beat butter until creamy , add eggs one at a time, then brown sugar and almond extract. Gather two mixing bowls in one mash bananas, add the milk then honey, in your other bowl put all
of your dry ingredients.. flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Then whisk.
with your standing mixer on low
alternate ingredients adding flour mix and banana mix to butter, egg, brown sugar & almond extract mix.being careful not to over mix.Chop remaining banana the 1/2 cup of almonds and remaining honey,and zest of 1 orange and mix in a bowl. Fill your pre- greased muffin cups 2/3 of the way full and add chopped banana, almonds and honey to top. Bake @ 350 for 25 minutes.

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