Banana Muffins

(makes 12)

  • 75g free-from margarine (melted)
  • 250g rice flour
  • 3 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp xanthum gum
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 115g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 125ml rice milk
  • 2 medium eggs*

*as M is egg-free, I replaced these with 2 tbsp ground flaxseed meal and 6 tbsp water

  1. Preheat oven to 190°C
  2. Melt margarine in a pan and leave to cool
  3. Mash the bananas
  4. Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, xanthum gum, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg into a mixing bowl.  Add the sugar and mix well. SAM_1654
  5. In a second bowl, beat together the vanilla extract, honey, melted margarine, rice milk and eggs (or egg replacement)
  6. Add the bananas to the liquid mix and stir SAM_1655
  7. Make a well in the dry ingredients an d add the banana mixture
  8. Stir roughly with a fork, but don’t over-mix as it should be thick and lumpy! SAM_1657
  9. Pour the muffin mixture into a well-greased muffin tin
  10. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes
  11. Remove from the oven, cool on a wire rack and then enjoy. SAM_1659
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