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Banana Split Muffins

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars

"In Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, Elaine Anderson and daughter Elizabeth pack all the goodies that kids love in a banana split into moist muffins. 'Elizabeth likes to help measure and mix everything together. Her favorite part is adding the cherries at the end,' Elaine notes."
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, chocolate chips, walnuts, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, combine bananas and mayonnaise. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until muffins test done. Press a cherry half, cut side down, into the top of reach muffin. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

Footnotes

  • Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise may not be substituted for regular mayonnaise in this recipe.

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I am so glad I did not review this recipe the first day, because I would have given it a lower rating. It was a little tough, and not that great tasting. Just okay. However, the secind day, OMG ...

Most helpful critical review

They are moist and bake up lovely. though there is way too much salt, the mayonnaise is already salty so next time i will only use 1/4 tsp salt. its all i could taste.

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I am so glad I did not review this recipe the first day, because I would have given it a lower rating. It was a little tough, and not that great tasting. Just okay. However, the secind day, OMG ...

WOW! :) So easy and soooo delicious. Very moist. I mixed bananas and mayo first and then just threw everything else into the mixer, which was a bit backwards compared to the recipe. Thanks for s...

My mom and I had so much fun making these muffins together. The were so delicious. The only thing we did different was that we used peanuts instead of walnuts and we crushed the marschino cherri...

I made two versions of this recipe today. Both delicious. I had 1 1/2 - 2 c. dark sweet cherries to use up, so I cleaned and pitted them, sprinkled with a couple of Tbl. of sugar and split them ...

I didnt want to use 3 bananas so i used 2 instead and lowered the mayo to 1/3 C accordingly. It STILL turned out great. Also, I used a 9" circular cake pan because i didn't want to make muffin...

This was great! I doubled the amount of chocolate chips, my husbands request, and put the cherries in the batter. The first time I made these they tasted salty, so the next time I just left it ...

Used banana cream yogurt and 1 egg instead of the mayo. I also took the advice of previous reviewers and added some chopped cherries to the batter along with 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. These...

Very nice muffins. Quite the hit here, although since it's just the two of us and one of us will be leaving in the next few days, I'm going to be taking some to work. I wish I'd added cherries...

It's annoying to me when people rate a recipe but haven't tried it as originally written. But this recipe wasn't exactly what I was looking for, so please indulge me! I had a lot of toppings le...