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Napoleon's Banana Muffin

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

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

50 m servings 296 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (24 muffins)

Directions

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  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; 6.9 g fat; 54.6 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; 32 mg cholesterol; 213 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Incredible! I made this in a bundt cake pan, spraying the pan with nonstick/flour spray, sprinkling chopped nuts into the bottom before putting in part of the batter... then using the "streusel...

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These muffins were ridiculously sweet. I even left off the streusel topping and it was still too sweet. But the banana rum flavor was delicious. I would make these again but I need to play wi...

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Incredible! I made this in a bundt cake pan, spraying the pan with nonstick/flour spray, sprinkling chopped nuts into the bottom before putting in part of the batter... then using the "streusel...

I have to say, these really are one of the prettiest muffins I've ever made. I followed the recipe as close as I could having cut it in half. I did add 1/2 c. chopped roasted walnuts, 1/4 tsp. n...

These are cupcakes, not muffins, and they are fabulous. I reduced the white sugar, and made my own spiced rum by mixing Mount Gay rum with a little vanilla and allspice. The next time I make the...

These muffins were ridiculously sweet. I even left off the streusel topping and it was still too sweet. But the banana rum flavor was delicious. I would make these again but I need to play wi...

Great flavor, but tooth-achingly sweet even after cutting back the sugars a bit. Bananas are one of the most sugary fruits, not to mention the rum's sweetness. What I used this time: 1/2 brown, ...

My kids and I loved this recipe. It got rid of a lot of yucky old bananas and the booze didn't intoxicate the children. Perfect on 2 counts LOL!

Found these a bit too sweet. I'd cut down on the sugar next time - or omit the topping. Rum flavour is enjoyable.

Awesome banana muffin, lots of banana flavor! Love using spiced rum. Make the streusal before you mix the muffin batter, so you don't lose any leavening power. I topped the stresal with sliced...

I just baked these for dessert. Changed just a few things. I only had 3 very ripe bananas so I halved the whole recipe. I also didn't have the spiced rum so I substituted apricot brandy. I us...