Express Recipes: Go healthy with these eggless sugarfree banana muffins

It's nice to pamper your taste buds when you know you're not adding on the extra calories. After all, can you imagine muffins without sugar? Here it is!

Written by Ashima Goyal Siraj | Angola | Updated: November 15, 2015 10:56:47 am
Can you imagine muffins without sugar? Here it is!

I love Diwali. There are sweets everywhere in the house. Mom even used to keep the jar full of candies easily accessible just during the Diwali times! For those five days, I almost give myself the freedom to pop a sweet every time I pass the kitchen.

Today is bhaidooj. As I was getting my gift ready,I thought of what sweet will I take with me. It’s the fifth day of non-stop festive food, so I am planning on a little change. And it’s a healthy change too. My eggless, sugarfree banana muffins.
Eggless Sugarless Banana Muffins

Preparation time: 10 mins | Baking time: 20 mins | Serves: 6 (makes 12 regular size)

 

Ingredients

2 tbsps unsalted butter

4 tbsps oozingly buldgingly honey

½ tsp vanilla essence

3 very ripe bananas

1 cup all-purpose flour

1½ tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

½ tsp cinnamon powder

A pinch of salt

 

Method
* Pre-heat oven to 190ºC
* Melt the butter in the microwave. Add honey and vanilla essence. Mix well and keep aside.
* In a mixing bowl, sift together all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
* Mash the bananas and mix with the butter mixture.
* Add the banana-butter mixture to the flour mix and mix it all together with a fork. Do not over-mix; just enough to bring everything together well. The final mixture will not be as flowing as a cake batter; but more thick and lumpy.
* Put paper cups in muffin moulds and fill them about 2/3rd with the mixture.
* Put in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes, or till a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
* Remove on a wire rack and let them cool.

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