Healthy Banana Muffins

Eating healthy lunches at work and school can be a chore, one way to combat it though is to prep meals and snacks on a Sunday so you can wake up and go during the week!
Give these fluffy, buttery and delicious banana muffins a recipe a go and you will have all of your co-workers in awe.
A few benefits of prepping healthy meals and snacks beforehand include:
Portion control
Save time in the morning and money
Manage hunger
Reduce food waste
Enjoy more variety
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
COURSEBreakfast, Dessert
Servings 12 Muffins

Ingredients
  

Muffins

  • 1 1/2 Cup JC's Australian Almond Meal
  • 1 3/4 Cup Self Raising Flour
  • 1 Tsp. Baking Powder
  • 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Cup Mashed Very Ripe Banana 2-3 depending on size
  • 2/3 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1/3 Cup Canola Oil
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Tsp. Vanilla
  • JC's Australian Flaked Almonds For decoration

Salted Caramel Sauce

  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Cup Cream
  • Salt Flakes

Instructions
 

Muffins

  • Combine in a bowl the sifted flour and baking powder, almond meal and brown sugar then mix well.
  • In a bowl or jug whisk together the banana, buttermilk, oil, eggs, and vanilla until well combined then stir into the dry ingredients . Mix until just combined, do not over mix. Spoon the mixture evenly into a paper lined 12 x 1/3 cup muffin pan. Top each muffin with a sprinkle of flaked almonds.
  • Bake at 170°C FF for 28-30 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Allow to cool for 10 minutes in the pan then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Sauce

  • In a small saucepan combine the sugar and water and stir over a medium heat until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil and cook without stirring for 5-6 minutes or until the toffee is golden. Remove from the heat and very carefully pour in the cream. Return to the heat and stir for 1 minute until well combined and smooth then stir through a pinch or two of salt flakes. Cool.
  • Serve the muffins with a drizzle of Salted Caramel Sauce
Keyword banana, healthyrecipe, muffins