I have made these as muffins and also baked as bread. Personally I loved bread, probably because I had loaded them with walnuts. Kids loved muffins for their snack at school and home.
Prep Time: 15 min | Baking Time: About 30 mins | Makes: 16
Recipe Source - Joy of Baking
Multi-grain flour - 2 cups
Baking powder - 1 tsp.
Baking soda - 1/2 tsp.
Cinnamon powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp.
Flax-seed meal - 2 tbsp. (or you can use 2 eggs)
Milk - 1/2 cup
Maple Syrup - 1/2 cup
Brown Sugar - 1/2 cup
Mashed Banana - 1 1/2 cup (About 3 or 4 very ripe banana)
Canola or Olive Oil - 1/4 Cup
Vanilla Extract - 1 tsp.
Walnuts - 1/2 cup coarsely chopped or powdered.
|Same batter different look!|
Method of Preparation:
~ Soak flax-seed meal in milk and keep it aside.
~ Prepare the muffin pan with spray or line them and keep it ready.
~ Preheat the oven at 375 F.
~ Mix all the five dry ingredients listed at the beginning.
~ In a separate bowl, with a hand mixer at a very low speed mix all the wet ingredients, maple syrup, mashed banana, olive oil, vanilla extract, flax-seed mixture with brown sugar.
~ Now with a wooden spoon mix dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, mixing enough to combine. Do not over mix.
~ Spoon out the mixture into prepared muffin tins.
~ Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until nice brown crust forms and inserted toothpick comes out clean.
Sending this off to Bon Vivant#10 - Festive Feasts going on at my space.
And to Cook's Joy - Bake Fest#14,
Roshni's Show me your Hits,
Spotlight - Healthy Baking @Recipe Junction,
FoodOMania's Christmas Cook-off
Priya's 60 Days to Christmas