Banana Blueberry Muffins

I try to make muffins every weekend so that we have something healthy to eat for breakfast during the week. This weekend I had some VERY ripe bananas and some leftover blueberries (from when I made the white chocolate-blueberry cupcakes). I found this recipe in my WW recipes and we love it. We both agreed it’s tied with the lemon berry muffins (recipe to come) for #1 for best muffin.

Banana blueberry Muffins – 2 WW pts – from www.prevention.com – serves 12
2 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 c brown sugar – I used Splenda brown sugar mix
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 cup mashed bananas
4 egg whites
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup fresh blueberries

Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin tin (I used paper liners)

In a large bowl, mix flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, and baking soda.

In a separate bowl, combine bananas, egg whites, and vanilla.

Mix the banana mixture into the flour mixture until smooth. Fold in blueberries.

Spoon batter into prepared muffin tins.

Bake 16 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
Nutritional Information (please double check with your ingredients and serving sizes – I use this recipe calculator)
1 muffin: 129.6 Calories, 0.5 g Fat, 0.0 mg Cholesterol, 189.5 mg Sodium, 144.4 mg Potassium, 26.7 g Carbs, 3.1 g Dietary Fiber, 0.7 g Sugar, 4.0 g Protein
WW Pts – 2

Note – I am submitting this in Joelen’s Marvelous Muffins blogging event. Check out the details here.

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9 Responses to “Blueberry Almond Cake with Lemon Drizzle”

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    How To Be Perfect — July 16, 2010 at 11:55 am

    This cake looks great and I will definitely try those cupcakes, they sound awesome x

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    Lauren — July 16, 2010 at 11:55 am

    I’m right there with you husband – I adore blueberries! This cake looks absolutely delicious :).

    I’ve bought a whole bunch of reduced price ingredients at TJ Maxx and Marshalls – I always scope out their food section!

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    Lauren — July 16, 2010 at 11:56 am

    *your husband, not you husband 😉

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    Gia — July 16, 2010 at 1:32 pm

    In the ingredients you have listed yogurt but in the instructions you have buttermilk…can you just clarify which it is? I am going to the store and want to buy what I need to make this today!

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    Jen — July 16, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    Gia – Sorry for the confusion – I have updated the recipe instructions. I used yogurt instead of buttermilk like the original recipe states. Either one would work just fine.

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    Memória — July 16, 2010 at 7:20 pm

    This cake looks amazing. Great photos.

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    hannah {thepastrykook} — July 17, 2010 at 3:52 pm

    the only reason why i like blueberries is cos they are good for eyesight! haha. your cake looks delectable (:

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    Ingrid — July 19, 2010 at 12:30 am

    We blueberries,t oo. Actually we love all berries and they pair well with both almond and lemon.

    Btw, No way would we thing of leaving off that yummy glaze.

    Thanks for sharing!
    ~ingrid

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    Becca — May 9, 2017 at 10:35 pm

    How far in advance can i make this ? Will it hold 2-3 days?

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