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Jumbo Bananas Foster Muffins



A New Orleans classic in muffin form. This caramelized bananas are folded in brown sugar batter and covered with a cinnamon streusel.

You saw right, Bananas Foster Muffins. It is from a famous restaurant in New Orleans that has been around for almost 70 years.
Bananas Foster has flambeed bananas with rum in a caramel sauce, once it is nice and hot it is served with vanilla ice cream.
This recipe is a portable and less messy version of this famous and delicious dessert.
You can eat these as a dessert or you can have them on the go in the morning or afternoon for breakfast or a snack.


Recipes you may like:
Bananas Foster Pound Cake
Marbled Chocolate Orange Muffins
Oreo Cheesecake Doughnut Muffins

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Jumbo Bananas Foster Muffins


Time:
Prep- 15 minutes
Baking- 18 to 22 minutes

Ingredients

Bananas Foster Muffins
4 cups Unbleached All Purpose Flour
1 3/4 cups Dark Brown Sugar, packed and divided
1 1/2 cups Unsalted Butter, divided
3 to 4 Medium Bananas, sliced
2 large eggs
1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
3 Tablespoons Pure Vanilla Extract
1/2 cup Milk
1 1/2 teaspoons Fine Sea Salt

Cinnamon Streusal Topping
1/2 cup Unbleached All Purpose Flour
1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon Dark Brown Sugar 
1/4 cup Unsalted Butter, cubed and frozen
3/4 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two jumbo muffins pans. Set aside.
2. Cinnamon Streusal Topping: In a medium bowl, combine frozen butter, flour, sugar and cinnamon until crumbly. Place in the freezer until use.
3. Bananas Foster Muffins: In a large bowl, whisk together 3/4 cup melted butter, 1 cup dark brown sugar for 2 to 3 minutes. Add in eggs and 1 tablespoon of vanilla. Whisk until eggs are thoroughly combined.
4. In a large sauce pan, melt the last 3/4 cup butter. Once the butter is fully melted add in dark brown sugar. Bring that to a boil for 2 to 3 minutes.  Carefully add vanilla extract and let gently boil for 2 minutes.
5. Take the sauce off the heat and add in the slices bananas. Fold until thoroughly coated, place back on the heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
6. Add the Bananas Foster sauce to the egg-sugar mixture then add in the flour mixture. Fold until flour is incorporated.
7. Fill 3/4 way prepared muffin tin then sprinkle the streusal topping.
8. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until a toothpick comes clean.
9. Remove from the oven and cool in the tin for 10 minutes then let cool on a wired rack completely. Store in a airtight container and a cool area.
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Comments

  1. I'm going to be making these for breakfast tomorrow morning! I love bananas and I actually think the kids would eat these.

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  2. Ooh, these sound delicious! It's high summer here in New Zealand and we have a bunch of bananas going bad so I'm going to whip up a batch this afternoon.

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  3. I've just made a vegan version of these in the last couple of hours. My husband adores them! Thanks for the inspiration :)

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  4. These sound amazing! I just had Bananas Foster french toast over the weekend and I love the idea of a muffin version of this dessert.

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  5. I could go for one of these right this minute. They sound so delicious -- and I'd love them for breakfast, and snack or dessert! Yum!

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  6. I love banana muffins! They look so delicious!

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  7. I'm such a sucker for all baked recipes that use banana. I like to make muffins on Sunday mornings so i can eat them while vegging out on the couch.

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  8. These look so good. I make my son banana pancakes in the mornings. He would literally go bananas over this recipe!! Excited to try, maybe for dessert tonight!

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  9. I love banana muffins! These look decadent! I'll have to try these for a yummy breakfast! xo - Kam

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  10. These sound so yummy! I always forget about Mardi Gras‘s. I need to get better about celebrating all the holidays so my kids arent completely clueless!

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  11. I have literally been craving muffins lately and these look so delicious I’m going to make them straight away!!

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  12. definitely a yes for this recipe.. bananas always find their way into baked goods in my house

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  13. These banana foster muffins look delicious! I love a good treat when the kids are sleeping. :)

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  14. Love this idea!! Perfect for baking this weekend, thanks for sharing!

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  15. These Banana Foster Muffins look and sound delicious. My kids are crazy about muffins and should love them.

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  16. These muffins look amazing! My grandma loves anything banana so I will be sharing this with her!

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  17. I’ve never had bananas foster before but it sounds delicious! I’ll definitely have to pin this for future reference. Thanks for sharing!

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  18. My toddler would love this! His 2 favorite things are "bananas" and "Muffins"!

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