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Banana Bran Muffins with Strawberry Butter

This is the Banana Bran Muffins with Strawberry Butter recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 20 min
Yields 12 muffins
banana bran muffins with strawberry butter


  • 1 2/3 cups (410 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) firm butter
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) bran
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped nuts
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) mashed ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) molasses
  • Strawberry Butter
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) softened butter
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) strawberry jam
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Preheat oven to 375°F (190 °C) In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Stir in bran and nuts.

In a medium bowl, lightly beat egg; stir in banana, yogurt, brown sugar and molasses. Add to dry ingredients, all at once, stirring just until moistened.

Divide batter evenly among 12 medium greased muffin cups. Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in cups on wire racks. Remove from cups and let cool completely.

Serve with Strawberry Butter.

Strawberry Butter:

Cream together 1/2 cup (125 mL) softened butter and 1/2 cup (125 mL) strawberry jam.

Makes about 1 cup (250 mL).


Add a topping treat to your muffins before you bake them. Over batter in muffin cups, sprinkle quick-cooking rolled oats, cinnamon and sugar, sesame seeds or chopped nuts.

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