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Bananas Foster Muffins

Bananas Foster Muffins is a gourmet twist on the classic favourite banana muffins.
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Today started out a sunny and nice summer morning, somewhere along the way the clouds and fog rolled in. Boo.

But, on the bright side, perfect baking weather….bonus 🙂

My kiddos love banana muffins. They ask for them all the time. Everytime they see bananas in the fruit bowl getting really ripe they bug me…non…stop.

I was kind of getting sick of the same old banana muffins so I though I’d put a twist on this classic favourite.

Then it popped into my head. Why not make them with a bananas foster twist?

and voila!…here they are.

They’re super yummy.

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I chopped up the walnuts quite fine. You can omit them too if you want.

 

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The bananas foster sauce on top gives the muffins a sweet sheen. Excuse me while I go enjoy one of these with a hot cup of tea 🙂

Bananas Foster Muffins
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups all purpose flour
  2. 1 tsp baking powder
  3. 1 tsp baking soda
  4. 1/2 tsp salt
  5. 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  6. 3 ripe bananas
  7. 3/4 cup sugar
  8. 1 egg
  9. 3/4 cup butter melted
  10. 1 tbsp rum extract or 3 tbsp rum
  11. 1/4 cup walnuts
Glaze
  1. 4tbsp brown sugar
  2. 2 tbsp butter
  3. 2tbsp rum or 1 tbsp rum extract
  4. pinch of cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare 12 muffin tins with liners
  2. In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. In a separate bowl mash bananas, sugar, egg, and rum. combine wet and dry ingredients.
  3. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
  4. Top with chopped walnuts and pat them in gently.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes
  6. While the muffins are baking, make the glaze.
  7. Combine brown sugar, rum, butter and cinnamon in a small saucepan and simmer for a few minutes. Whisk frequently. Allow to cool until warm but not hot anymore.
  8. Remove the muffins from the oven and place on wire cooling rack.
  9. Drizzle glaze on top while muffins are still warm.
  10. Enjoy!
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