Anna's Banana Cacao-Nut Muffins

Yummy breakfast muffin with some healthier stuff thrown in - coconut, flax seeds, and cacao nibs.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
12 muffins


  • cup melted butter

  • 3 ripe bananas, or more to taste, mashed

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 pinch salt

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour

  • ½ cup coconut flakes

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • ¼ cup unsweetened cacao nibs

  • ¼ cup flax seeds


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 12-cup muffin tin or line cups with paper liners.

  2. Use a wooden spoon to mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl. Mix in sugar, egg, and vanilla extract. Sprinkle baking soda and salt over the mixture and blend in. Add all-purpose and whole wheat flours; mix just until combined. Gently mix in coconut, walnuts, cacao nibs, and flax seeds.

  3. Spoon batter into the muffin tin.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Use any type of chopped nuts you like.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

260 Calories
14g Fat
31g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 260
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 167mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 221mg 5%

* 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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