Brain Boosting Banana Muffins

Brain Boosting Banana Muffins

The no-excuse to miss breakfast kind of muffin - portable and delicious! Packed with protein and fibre, these muffins are perfect to sustain energy throughout the day.


Step 1
  • Preheat the oven to 180 C/160C fan/gas 4 and line a 12 cup muffin tin with cases.
Step 2
  • In a large bowl combine all dry ingredients.
Step 3
  • In another bowl whisk together all wet ingredients (bar carrot) until well combined.
Step 4
  • Combine the wet and dry ingredients and then gently fold in the carrot.
Step 5
  • Distribute the mixture evenly across your muffin tin and bake for 20-25 minutes.
Step 6
  • Check cooked through by pricking with a toothpick or skewer. If clean when removed they are ready!
Step 7
  • Allow to cool for 15 minutes and then get decorating.
Step 8
  • Place a heaped teaspoon of peanut butter on top of each muffin and evenly spread across the surface.
Step 9
  • Create fun faces and animals by arranging fresh fruit and veg and pressing into the peanut butter. Who said healthy was boring? the perfect mid-week brekkie to grab and go!


Baking powder
1½ tsp
Wholemeal flour
240 g
Baking soda
1 tsp
Ground cinnamon
2 tsp
Sea salt
½ tsp
Nutmeg (Ground)
1 tsp
Large eggs
Bananas (Mashed)
Arla Cravendale Semi-skimmed milk
75 ml
Olive oil
5 tbsp
Pure maple syrup
10 tbsp
Vanilla essence
1½ tsp
Carrots (Freshly Grated)
130 g
Peanut butter (Smooth)
2 tbsp
For Decoration (Optional)
Peanut butter (Smooth)
Almond flakes