Banana Muffins With Cream Cheese Icing
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INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 12
  • Dry:
  • 1 1/2 c. whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • Wet:
  • 1 1/2 cup mashed bananas
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Icing:
  • 1 block low fat cream cheese
  • 1 cup powdered sugar or Splenda
  • 1 Tbls. lemon zest
  • milk
DIRECTIONS
  1. Sift together in a large bowl.
  2. 1 1/2 cup mashed bananas
  3. 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  4. 2 large eggs
  5. 1 tsp. vanilla
  6. Make a hole in flour mixture and pour wet ingredients into center. Fold in wet ingredients until just combined.
  7. Divide batter evenly into lined muffin tin and bake at 350 for about 15 minutes. Allow to cool completely before icing.
  8. Icing:
  9. 1 block low fat cream cheese
  10. 1 cup powdered sugar or Splenda
  11. 1 Tbls. lemon zest
  12. milk
  13. Blend cream cheese, sugar, and zest until combined. Pour in milk a Tbls. at a time until desired consistency is reached. Icing should be glossy and thick.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This super simple recipe can be made with sugar substitute, too! I also use other fruits, like strawberries or blueberries, to spice it up. I whip these up in about 10 minutes, and they freeze well, too!