Healthier Banana Split Muffins

These muffins was on ‘The Kids Page’ of the newspaper in 1996 and have become one of my favorite snacks. They are low fat since they are made with applesauce instead of butter or oil.



Step: 1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a muffin tin with cooking spray.

Step: 2

Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl.

Step: 3

Mix applesauce and egg together in another bowl. Add applesauce mixture to the flour mixture. Stir in bananas, chocolate chips, and dried cherries.

Step: 4

Spoon batter into the prepared muffin tin, filling each cup almost to the top.

Step: 5

Bake muffins in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 20 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


Per Serving: 272 calories; protein 4.3g; carbohydrates 55g; fat 4.9g; cholesterol 15.5mg; sodium 211.9mg.

The best flavour of the flour can make a real difference to your bread. Different brands do vary. Great taste or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a best rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal dough , which not always getting bigger as well as white bread.

To make this in a dough , add all the menus to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

A dough’s first rising can be done in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great timesaver , as you can start it yesterday , then clear it off the next day.

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