Adapted from Saffron Hut
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup melted unsalted butter, cooled
3/4 cup sugar
3 ripe bananas, mashed
handful pitted dates, chopped (optional)
handful walnuts, chopped
2 tablespoons sugar
1. Preheat oven to 375°F and line muffin pan with paper cases. In a bowl mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and chopped dates, if using.
2. In another bowl whisk together sugar and melted butter. Add egg and mashed bananas and mix until well combined. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
3. Divide batter among muffin cups filling 3/4 full. Top with chopped walnuts and a sprinkle of sugar. Bake muffins for 20 minutes until golden brown and toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
4. Let muffins cool in the pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack. Serve warm & enjoy!
Makes 1 dozen.