Pecan Banana Cupcakes Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Pecan Banana Cupcakes Recipe
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Pecan Banana Cupcakes

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"Very tasty alternative to banana bread. My husband and kids like these with or without frosting!"

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen muffins Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 20 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place muffin liners into two 12-cup muffin tins.
  2. Beat 1/2 cup butter and 1 package cream cheese together in a bowl until creamy and smooth; slowly beat in brown sugar and white sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, until fully incorporated. Stir in canola oil and applesauce; mix well. Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt until just combined. Stir in bananas and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; fold in pecans. Fill muffin liners 2/3 full with batter.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean, 28 to 33 minutes. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.
  4. Beat 1/2 cup butter and 1 package cream cheese together in a bowl until creamy; mix in confectioners' sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract until frosting is smooth. Frost the cooled cupcakes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 14, 2012

You can call these cupcakes or muffins - we called them GOOD! With or without the frosting, these are keepers!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 21, 2013

actually tasted good but every one of the 110 mini cupcakes sunk in the middle and stuck to the paper liners hopeless waste of all those great ingredients

 

7 Ratings

Nov 28, 2012

I tried this recipe today and it's delicious. The batter was so good that I wanted to eat it raw !! Best cupcakes I have ever made from over ripe bananas and will use it again and again !! Wouldn't do a thing to change it !! Thank you, Linda, for sharing it with us !! Dorie

 
Jan 16, 2014

I barely bake and I never leave reviews on this site, but this recipe is one of the best things I have ever made. The muffins are so moist and tasty. I love when I get a bite of the pecans.

 
Jan 15, 2014

These are the best. Recipe was followed as written and it was very easy and very, very good.

 
Mar 02, 2013

This recipe is a KEEPER! I made these, took them to work, and my co-workers all thought I was some wonderful baker! My husband LOVES them too! And the icing.....to die for!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 415 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 51.4 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 22.7 g
  • 35%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 313 mg
  • 13%

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

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