Banana Crumb Muffin Recipe

Banana Crumb Muffins

Maybe it’s because their cheery yellow coats add a splash of color to any room, but bananas just seem to make everything more fun. Still, when it comes to livening up a muffin recipe, this friendly fruit doesn’t monkey around. With a lighthearted sweetness & deliciously moist cake, you’ll find this Banana Crumb Muffin recipe a new morning favorite.

Couple all that with the warm spice of a brown sugar and cinnamon crumble topping, and wow….we’re talking pure breakfast bliss. Try it yourself and let us know what you think!

Before You Start

Preheat  oven to 375 degrees F

Prepare  Line muffin tin with muffin papers and spray with Pam or canola baking spray

How to make this Banana Crumb Muffin Recipe



  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 bananas, mashed
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • ½ cup chocolate chips (optional)
  • ½ cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)


  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp butter


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line muffin tin with muffin papers and spray with Pam or canola baking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the batter ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  3. In another bowl beat together bananas, sugar, egg and melted butter.
  4. Stir the banana mixture into the flour mixture just until moistened.
    1. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
  5. In another small bowl, mix together the topping ingredients: brown sugar, 2 Tbsp flour and cinnamon.
    1. Cut in the butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
    2. Sprinkle topping over muffins.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center of a muffin comes out clean.


Optional Recipe Add

We like to add ½ cup chocolate chips and/or chopped pecans or walnuts to the batter for something extra fun. But maybe you have another secret ingredient you’d like to add? Hey…they’re your muffins…go nuts! 😉


If you’re looking for another muffin recipe or just some more breakfast ideas to serve in your home, take a look at our Breakfast page. We’ve compiled a list of recipes that guests have asked us to share over the years. They’re all tried and tested here at our cabins, so you’ll be sure to find a new breakfast winner for your table.

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