Banana and Maple Muffins

Fruit Desserts / Muffins

Recipe — Banana and Maple Muffins
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12 portions
Metric Imperial


  • 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 pinches of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon or coriander
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup (preferably dark for its robust taste)
  • 1/4 cup maple butter (to garnish)
  • 12 walnut halves (to garnish)


  1. Preheat oven to 180 °C (350 °F) and butter a muffin pan.
  2. In a bowl, mix together flour, oats, baking powder, salt, cinnamon or coriander and chopped walnuts (dry ingredients).
  3. In a second bowl, blend bananas, egg, canola oil and maple syrup (wet ingredients).
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, stirring until just moistened.
  5. Pour batter into muffin cups and bake 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Remove pan from oven, transfer to a wire rack and let cool slightly before unmolding.
  7. Glaze with maple butter. Garnish with walnut halves.

The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers are not in any way responsible for the identification or presence of allergens in recipes or for the classification of any recipe as vegetarian or vegan.

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Maple syrup comes in four classifications, according to colour and taste.

At the start of sugaring season, syrup is generally clear, with a lightly sweet taste. It becomes darker and caramelized as the season goes on.

An unopened can of maple syrup keeps for many years.

Once the can is opened, syrup should be kept in an airtight container in a cool place.

100% pure maple butter contains no butter or dairy.

Like all 100% pure maple products, maple butter comes from the sap of the maple tree… and that’s all.

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