Pecan and Banana MUFFINS


Makes 12 standard size muffins.

Cooking Time:

35 minutes

Prep Time:

10 minutes



  • 4 bananas, thinly sliced
  • 75g melted, unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp White sugar
  • 1 large egg 
  • 5 ml vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 cups + 2 tbsp flour
  • 50 g pecan nuts, broken



  1. Set the oven’s temperature to 180°C and line a muffin pan with paper liners.
  2. Smash the bananas with the melted butter in a big bowl.
  3. Mix in the sugar, eggs, and vanilla essence.
  4. Fold in after adding the dry ingredients. Ensure that everything is properly integrated.
  5. Add the pecans, chopped.
  6. Place some additional pecans on top of the batter after filling the paper cups with the batter halfway (if desired).
  7. 25 to 30 minutes of baking time, or until a stick inserted comes out clean.
  8. Allow to cool in the tray for five minutes before transferring to cool entirely on a wire rack.

Indulge in a delightful fusion of flavors with our Pecan and Banana Muffins recipe. Bursting with the natural sweetness of ripe bananas and the nutty goodness of pecans, these moist and tender muffins are a perfect treat for any occasion. Easy to make and impossible to resist, this recipe embodies the essence of Nutcracker Valley’s commitment to quality and taste. Elevate your baking experience with our wholesome ingredients sourced from the heart of Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Get ready to delight your senses and satisfy your cravings with each heavenly bite.