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Banana Coffee Muffins

Made with Bananas that are just ripe and coffee that gives you that robust flavour, Banana Coffee Muffins are the perfect teatime snack. These are deliciously addictive. Let's get started!

Banana Coffee Muffins


  • 100 grams Unsalted Butter

  • 60 grams caster Sugar

  • 1 ripe Banana

  • 2 Eggs

  • 80 grams All Purpose Flour

  • 40 grams Fine Semolina

  • 2 tsps Espresso Coffee Powder

  • 1 tsp boiling water

  • 1/4th tsp Baking Powder

  • 1/4th tsp Baking Soda

  • 1/4th tsp ground Cinnamon

  • Walnuts for a topping


  • Pre-Heating Oven: Do not pre-heat your oven at the start. Prepare your batter mix first. This gives the batter some time to rest and flavours to seep in. You’re welcome :)

  • No Marbled Design: Don’t try to create a marbled effect, let the batter choose its own path of spreading naturally. Your end result will be gorgeous.

  • Baking Time: Use your judgement while baking as ever oven/ OTG works differently.


Step 1: Grease 6 muffin moulds with a drop each of coconut oil or butter. Set aside. Step 2: Blend the butter, sugar, eggs, banana, vanilla essence baking powder and set aside.

Step 3: In a bowl add the sifted flour, semolina, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. mix well with a metal whisk.

Step 4: Pour the egg batter in and fold well with a spatula.

Step 5: Spoon half the batter into another bowl. So you now have 2 bowls.

Step 6: In a third small utensil/ tadka pan, add the espresso powder to the boiling water and mix well.

Step 7: Use a strainer and pour this concoction into any ONE of the bowls and stir vigorously till the batter changes to a coffee brown.

Step 8: Now use a teaspoon to scoop a portion each of the plain batter in the moulds and tap gently.

Step 9: Use another teaspoon to scoop a portion each of the coffee batter. Don’t tap the container now.

Step 10: Follow it up with another scoop of plain batter and spread it gently so as to cover/ hide the coffee batter.

Step 11: Top them with a walnut each.

Step 12: Bake this in a Pre-heated Oven, 180° C / 350° F for about 25-30 minutes. The muffins will rise a bit, be firm to the touch and do the toothpick test. It should come out clean.

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