Banana Bran Muffins


This banana bran muffin recipe is a good way to use overripe bananas. Banana nut muffins are a classic. This is a family favorite!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
12 muffins


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 3 bananas, mashed

  • 2 large eggs

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup wheat bran

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a muffin pan or line with paper liners.

  2. Cream together butter and brown sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add mashed bananas, eggs, milk, and vanilla; mix well. Stir in flour, bran, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; blend just until moistened. Stir in walnuts. Pour batter into the prepared muffin cups.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool muffins in the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

239 Calories
12g Fat
30g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 239
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 266mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 207mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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