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Jo Jo's Favorite Banana Muffins Recipe

Jo Jo's Favorite Banana Muffins

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"This is my favorite recipe. I have had this recipe since I was in high school. All my friends love it. Hope you enjoy it!"

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Original recipe makes 18 muffins Change Servings


  1. In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon and set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl cream margarine and sugar, add eggs and mix until smooth. Stir in milk and mashed banana and mix well.
  3. Fold in flour mixture into the liquid ingredients until combined.
  4. Fill greased muffin tins two-thirds of the way full.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 11, 2003

Most wonderful banana muffins I have ever made!!!! TASTY. My wife goes crazy for them and so do all of our friends and family. We have passed this recipe on to many people we know and they all love it. I love adding chocolate chips to the recipe to add a delightful surprise. JO JO you rock!!!!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 11, 2003

I doubled this and I think if I would double it again I would use three bananas and less cinnamon. The cinnamon really overpowered the banana taste. Nice and moist though!

Jan 02, 2005

I made lots of changes to this recipe. I used half all-purpose flour and half whole wheat flour. I also used splenda instead of sugar and unsweetened applesauce instead of margarine. I was trying to make them as healthy as possible because I'm on a really strict diet. They taste absolutely delicious! The only thing I would change next time is I would add a bit more banana.

Apr 11, 2003

Delicious- caution not to bake 30 minutes... mine were on the well side at 28 minutes. I added mini chocolate chips and my kids loved them. Bake on middle shelf in the oven!

Apr 11, 2003

I used fat free vanilla yogurt as suggested by another review and was great! Even the man liked it (and he usually can detect fat free items!) Thanks...

Feb 03, 2007

This is a fantastic recipe, just the right combination of spices and banana. One suggested alteration for those who are interested: my husband has diabetes and i use half sugar and half splenda, and it works wonderfully, with no loss of flavor!

Apr 11, 2003

I've been looking for the perfect banana muffin recipe for a long time -- now I've found it! I also substituted half of the butter with tofu - it's incredible!

Apr 11, 2003

Great muffin recipe. This has made my favorites list. I added nuts, and a hint of almond extract. Nice and light, and made great mini muffins!


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  • Calories
  • 160 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 236 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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