Muffin Monday Banana Cherry Muffins DF

Happy Muffin Monday everyone! Here’s a recipe for all you Dairy Free folks out there. Hope you like it! IMG_5343

Banana Cherry Muffins

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 c Whole Wheat Flour IMG_5324 1 1/2 c Almond Meal IMG_5323 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt IMG_5325 1 teaspoon Baking Soda IMG_5326 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil IMG_5329 2 Large Eggs IMG_5280 2 tablespoons Demerara Sugar


2 teaspoons Almond Extract IMG_5332 2 Bananas


1 cup Cherries (diced)

The Bing cherry owes its development to the Ch...

1 Zucchini (grated) IMG_5294 Topping: 2 tablespoons Almonds (silvered) 2 tablespoons Whole Wheat Flour 2 tablespoons White Sugar 2 tablespoons melted Butter DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare muffin cups. 2. In a large bowl place Flour, Almond Meal, Salt and Baking Soda. Mix. 3. In a medium bowl, mash the Bananas add Eggs one at a time, mixing  well with each addition. Add Olive Oil, Demerara Sugar and Almond Extract. 4. Mix the dry and wet ingredients together. IMG_5333 5. Add the Cherries and Zucchini  and mix gently. 6. Divide the batter evenly into 12 muffin cups. IMG_5335 7. In a small bowl combine all the topping ingredient. Divide evenly onto the muffins. 8. Bake for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of one of the muffins comes out clean. IMG_5346 Both Maggie and I thought these muffins could have used a little more sugar… so you might want to add a bit more, or serve with marmalade. They are moist — especially considering there’s no milk or butter in the recipe — and moderately fluffy. You can really taste the Banana, not so much the Cherry. Give ’em a try and let me know what you think.


About ritalovestowrite

Freelance writer, graphic designer, musician, foodie and Jane Austen enthusiast in Northern Baltimore County, Maryland. As a writer I enjoy both fiction and non fiction (food, travel and local interest stories.) As an advocate for the ARTS, one of my biggest passions is helping young people find a voice in all the performing arts. To that end it has been my honor to give one-on-one lessons to elementary, middle and high school students in graphic design and music. And as JANE-O I currently serve as the regional coordinator for JASNA Maryland and am working on a Regency/Federal cooking project. View all posts by ritalovestowrite

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