Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Eggless Oat Banana Walnut Muffins

I've made muffins a number of times since this first attempt of mine...Its simple, quick, tasty and a big hit with kids. I've tried various combination based on what I had on hand - with eggs, eggless, with fruits, chocolate, oats, wheat and thankfully, so far, its always turned out quite successful !

eggless banana walnut muffin

These banana muffins turned out really awesome and I managed to take a picture before it was all devoured...

The milk we get here, from Amul, is really rich and I collect all the cream and make butter at home..I simply love the white butter with parathas and dosas and everytime I make butter, I make muffins ! This one is with oats and bananas. Turned out soft and yum !

I pretty much followed the recipes from Mytheyee's blog Paajaka, but substituted AP flour with oat flour, added some ground cinnamon and increased the quantity a wee bit
This made about 15 muffins

Here's the recipe...

What you need -

5 ripe bananas
2 cups oat flour (I used quakers oats and put it thru the blender)
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/2 - 3/4 cup powdered sugar (depending on how sweet the bananas are)
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup walnuts

What you do with it -

Keep the butter out for at least 15 mins before you use it
Chop the walnuts into little pieces
Line a muffin pan with the cups
Mash the bananas. I used a potato masher and the bananas were ripe, so they turned into a nice puree
Add the butter and sugar to the bananas
Pre heat the oven to 200 C
In a bowl, add the oats flour, baking powder and baking soda
Add the cinnamon powder and mix with a spoon or rubber spatula
Add this four to the banana and stir in well using the spatula
Stir in half the walnuts
Top the muffins with the remaining walnuts
Bake for 20-25 mins

The muffins turn out real soft and was soft even after I kept it out for 3 days
Reheat in the oven if needed

13 comments:

Priya said...

Soft and fluffy muffins looks fantastic!

Sharmila said...

I have just posted eggless banana cookies. :-) These muffins looks so good Arch ... next time will try making them. :-)

Nithya said...

ABSOLUTELY tempting muffins. :)

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

looks yum...

DEESHA said...

the muffins look yumm

Aps said...

Heya...new here... Muffins luks awesome...nd tempting :)... Lovely blog :)

Miri said...

Happy Diwali Arch!! :)

kitchen queen said...

the walnut muffins look so delicious.you have a nice blog. you can also visit my blog and give ur comments.

Parita said...

Wow muffins using only oats? sounds too good!!

Miri said...

Looks yummy!!! Coincidentally I just posted muffins too.
I hear you on the white butter - the milk in the South just doesn't cut it for some reason!!

SJ said...

hey arch,for that handavo (sp.), do I need to roast the rice and dal or can i just grind them like that?

Sayantani said...

Hi Arch first time to your blog and having a good visual treat. I love muffins and try whatever combination of food possible. but never made with oats. sounds healthy and looks yum...what else is required?

Sharmilee! :) said...

Looks fluffy and perfect! Firs time here...nice pics out there:)

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