Napoleon's Banana Muffin


Transforms a banana muffin into a richer, sweeter, more scrumptious morsel of heaven.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
24 muffins


  • 6 very ripe bananas, mashed

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup honey

  • ¼ cup spiced rum

  • ¼ cup cognac

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • cup brown sugar

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease two twelve-cup muffin tins.

  2. In a mixing bowl, mix bananas, 1/2 cup brown sugar, honey, rum, and cognac with an electric mixer until smooth.

  3. In a large bowl, whisk together 3 cups flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. In another bowl, cream white sugar, 2/3 cup brown sugar, eggs, and melted butter. Pour banana mixture and creamed egg mixture into the flour, and stir until just combined. Spoon mixture into muffin tins, filling cups 3/4 full.

  4. In a small bowl, mix together 1 cup brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour, and cinnamon. Cut in 3 tablespoons butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over batter in muffin tins.

  5. Bake muffins in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until done.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

296 Calories
7g Fat
55g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 296
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 213mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 160mg 3%

* 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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