How to Make Banana Prune Muffins - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Banana Prune Muffins

You wouldn’t believe that something with prunes would be so good, but these banana prune muffin are super-delicious! And they aren’t high in fat too. They are very moist and not at all rubbery or chewy! A definite must try.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
12 People 15 Minutes 20 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1 tsp (teaspoon) vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped pitted prunes


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350oF (175oC).

Step 2

Grease and flour a muffin pan, or use paper liners.

Step 3

In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, oil and eggs. Beat together until smooth. Blend in banana and vanilla.

Step 4

Mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a separate bowl

Step 5

Stir this dry mixture into egg mixture until just moistened. Mix in the prunes. Spoon into muffin cups.

Step 6

Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes. You can test the doneness using a toothpick – insert it into the centre of a muffin, if done, it should come out clean.

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