Healthy Banana Crumb Muffins

Fluffy banana crumb muffins that are healthy, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and kid-friendly. Made with simple and delicious ingredients, these muffins are perfect as a breakfast addition, afternoon treat, or even a pre-workout snack. Made with homemade oat flour, bananas, almond flour, and sweetened with maple syrup, these light, and scrumptious muffins are a must bake!

healthy banana crumb muffins

Have too many bananas lying around and sick of banana bread? Try these healthy banana crumb muffins!

I am seriously “banana bread-ed” out. I have been baking and eating so much of it. In a desperate attempt to put my browned bananas to use, I came up with this fun recipe. My little mess around in the kitchen turned out to be one of my family’s favorite muffin recipe! I have been receiving tons of messages on Instagram about how good these are. A must bake in my book.

This fun take on banana bread is truly tasty and a family favorite. I love eating these with yogurt in the morning and even as a little afternoon pick me up snack. They only take 15 minutes to prep and 20 – 25 minutes to cook. So simple and easy! Plus the fluff factor on these guys is unreal.

One of the best things about these muffins is the crumb topping! It is light, healthy, sweet and melts in your mouth. Just look at it…. how delicious!!

healthy banana crumb muffins

How to make homemade oat flour?

You do not need to buy oat flour at the grocery store for a totally crazy price to make these muffins. I all for saving money and connivence! All you need is rolled oats and a blender.

Simply blend your favorite brand of rolled oats in a blender for around 20 to 30 seconds until smooth. It should be a “flour” consistency. One of the best baking hacks!

How to store these fluffy muffins?

I absolutely LOVE to stock up on these bad boys. They are the perfect breakfast or snack staple. For best results, store in a covered container for 2 – 4 days at room temperature. Or freeze up to 2 months in an airtight ziplock bag or container.

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Healthy Banana Crumb Muffins


  • Author: Tati Chermayeff
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 20 – 25
  • Total Time: 35 – 40
  • Yield: 9 muffins 1x

Description

Fluffy banana crumb muffins that are healthy, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and kid-friendly. Made with simple ingredients and naturally sweetened with maple syrup, these light, and scrumptious muffins are a must bake!


Ingredients

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Muffins:

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup 0% greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 Tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 cup + 2 Tbsp oat flour * 
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda

Crumb topping:

  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup oat flour * 
  • 2 TBS coconut sugar
  • 2.5 TBS melted coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350F and line a cupcake tin with baking cups. 
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the egg. 
  3. In a large bowl, mash banana with a fork. Add in the whisked egg, vanilla extract, maple syrup, yogurt, and coconut oil. Fully combine.
  4. Now whisk in almond flour, coconut sugar, oat flour, cinnamon, baking powder, and baking soda. until fully combined. Set aside.
  5. In a small bowl, add all crumb topping ingredients and combine. Should be a sand texture.
  6. Fill baking cups with muffin mixture and generously and evenly sprinkle the crumb topping on top of all muffins.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. 
  8. Let cool before serving, and enjoy!

Notes

* MAKE YOUR OWN OAT FLOUR: simply blend your favorite brand of rolled oats in the blender for around 20 to 30 seconds until smooth. It should be a “flour” consistency.

  • Category: Breakfast & Snacks
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: healthy muffins, healthy banana muffins, banana crumb muffins, healthy banana crumb muffins, healthy breakfast, healthy snack, muffin recipe, gluten-free, nut butter-free

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  • Grace
    Posted at 09:49h, 17 August Reply

    Such an incredible recipe!! The crumble on top is the perfect touch, and the muffins themselves are delicious (of course)

    • Tati Chermayeff
      Posted at 11:08h, 26 August Reply

      Hi Grace! I am so happy to hear that you love these muffins 🙂 They are one of my favorite recipes too!

  • Steph Gilet
    Posted at 21:22h, 25 August Reply

    THE BEST. So yummy and easy to make, the perfect pre-workout snack

    • Tati Chermayeff
      Posted at 11:10h, 26 August Reply

      Yay! So happy you like this recipe Steph. It is one of my favorites too!

  • kenny ng
    Posted at 08:34h, 22 November Reply

    Hi Tati! Thanks for this recipe! Are there any alternatives for the coconut oil, coconut sugar and almond flour? It’s abit tricky to get them here for me

    • Tati Chermayeff
      Posted at 14:36h, 23 November Reply

      Hi! I would use light brown sugar for coconut sugar, butter for the coconut oil, and regular all-purpose or gluten-free flour for almond flour!

  • julia stringer
    Posted at 12:56h, 04 December Reply

    These were hands down the best banana muffins I’ve made. Super easy to follow with healthy ingredients. They turned out incredibly moist and fluffy! The cinnamon crumble adds that extra level of flavour. Will definitely be making these again!

    • Tati Chermayeff
      Posted at 12:52h, 05 December Reply

      Hi Julia! YAY, I am so happy you loved these muffins. They are truly one of my favorites too 🙂

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