Snack Attack: Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

This yummy snack is not only delicious but healthy, too!
by Chinggay Labrador   |  Sep 5, 2010
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What you'll need:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup banana
  • (About 1 banana) mashed with a fork
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk
  • 1/4 cup frozen apple juice concentrate thawed
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons
  • Baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Nonstick spray

STEP 1
Preheat your oven to 350° F.

STEP 2
In a small bowl, beat the eggs. In a large bowl, mix the milk, mashed banana, peanut butter, vegetable oil, apple juice, dry milk and eggs from the previous mixture. Use a wooden spoon to combine your mixture.

STEP 3
Add the flour, baking powder, and baking soda into the large bowl and mix.

Line a muffin tin with paper liners. Spoon the mixture into lined tin, making sure that you fill the cup only until it’s 2/3 full. Bake for 15 minutes. When they’re done, cool them on a wire rack and spread some peanut butter on top!

Peanut butter and banana health trivia:

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According to a Sydney University Satiety study, a whole banana contains the same calories as a Mars Bar bite but will keep you feeling full twice as long.

Peanut butter can actually help lower cholesterol levels.

REAX!
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Chinggay Labrador
Contributing Writer
Chinggay Labrador is a freelance writer for several publications in Manila and overseas. An architect by profession, she loves to travel, dabble in design, bake brownies, bike, surf, practice yoga, and contribute to her family's blog, thehappylab.com.ph. She has released three novels, and her latest fictional short story will be published this month under Buqo Bookstore. She is currently working on a collaborative novel. Chinggay is also a yoga instructor teaching vinyasa yoga, foundations and restoratives. 
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