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Delicious Banana Walnut Muffins

Have you ever made banana walnut muffins? They're an easy and delicious muffin recipe. This particular recipe for banana nut muffins is great for everything from breakfast to snacking after school or work.

A pin showing the finished banana nut muffin recipe ready to eat.

You can use these muffins for all kinds of things. I love to make them and then freeze a batch so that the kids can pull them out and microwave them for after school snacks, lunches, and more.

They're also a great alternative to cupcakes and other sweets. If you need a more healthy dessert option, try banana walnut muffins!

Ingredients needed for banana walnut muffins:

Here we see the finished muffins on a plate ready to be served.

There's nothing fancy happening here. This banana walnut muffins recipe is simple and straightforward. All of these ingredients should be available at your regular grocery store, grab them on your next trip to try this recipe out!

  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Salt
  • Baking Powder
  • Milk
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Large Egg
  • Chopped Walnuts
  • Banana

I like to use bananas that are about medium ripe or more. If they're too green I feel like the flavor can be a bit off. You can use whatever you have on hand.

Here's a top down look at the finished banana muffins on a plate ready to be shared.

Pro Tip: If you have bananas on hand and they're starting to get over ripe, just peel them and freeze them. Then when you need bananas for recipe you can just pull them out and use them as needed!

How to make my banana nut muffins recipe:

This banana nut muffins recipe obviously has nuts. If you have allergies or need to leave them out for other reasons you can! It won't impact the overall recipe that much but it will change the texture and the flavor a bit. If there's a different type of nuts you can sub in that's okay too!

These delicious muffins are ready to be served and enjoyed.
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Line a muffin pan with 12 paper liners.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Stir well.
  4. Add banana and walnuts. Mix quickly, and push mixture to the sides of the bowl.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat egg.
  6. Stir milk and oil into egg.
  7. Pour liquid mixture into the center of the flour mixture. Mix lightly until moistened.
  8. Pour batter into muffin pan.
  9. Drop oven temperature to 400 degrees. 
  10. Bake muffins for 20-25 minutes until golden in color.
Two finished banana walnut muffins on a plate ready to eat.

Looking for other delicious muffin recipes?

Over the years I have shared a lot of my favorite muffin recipes. If you want to stick with the banana theme you should try my easy banana oatmeal muffins. Another great choice are these blueberry oatmeal muffins. If you need a little chocolate boost in your muffins try my favorite chocolate chip wheat mini muffins!

Printable recipe for banana nut muffins:

Yield: 12 Servings

Banana Walnut Muffins

Featured Image showing the finished banana walnut muffins ready to eat.

Have you ever made banana walnut muffins? They're an easy and delicious banana nut muffins recipe. This particular recipe for banana nut muffins is great for everything from breakfast to snacking after school or work.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 banana, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Line a muffin pan with 12 paper liners.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Stir well.
  4. Add banana and walnuts. Mix quickly, and push mixture to the sides of the bowl.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat egg.
  6. Stir milk and oil into egg.
  7. Pour liquid mixture into the center of the flour mixture. Mix lightly until moistened.
  8. Pour batter into muffin pan.
  9. Drop oven temperature to 400 degrees. 
  10. Bake muffins for 20-25 minutes until golden in color.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 223Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 227mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 4g
A second pin showing the finished banana walnut muffins ready to eat with the title at the top of the image.

If you prefer a fruity muffin check out my apple muffins recipe, it's easy and delicious and so moist! Don't forget I also have a recipe for orange cranberry muffins to suit your fruit muffin needs!

A close up view of the finished recipe for banana nut muffins.
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