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Maple Glazed Banana Muffins

Maple Glazed Banana Muffins are soft and moist with a smooth maple glaze. Chock full of wholesome ingredients like bananas, eggs and walnuts, they make a delicious breakfast treat for the whole family.


Love Bananas? Whip up a batch of these perfect Maple Glazed Banana Muffins for your family! They are Wholesome and delicious.

These muffins are simple to make, so you do not need to be an experienced baker to create these beauties! As an added bonus, this is a perfect recipe to use up your leftover ripe bananas. The rest of the ingredients are staples that are usually on hand.  The nuts on the top are optional, and pecans or sliced almonds could be substituted.  I have been making these muffins for years and my kids love them. The extra mashed bananas in the recipe create little pockets of cooked banana in the muffins that are just amazing.


Maple Glazed Banana Muffins

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 Muffins 1x


Maple Glazed Banana Muffins are simple to make and make a beautiful presentation.



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 45 overripe medium bananas
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • For the Glaze
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons milk, more if needed
  • 3 Tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts**


  1. Preheat the over to 375 degrees and spray a muffin tin with cooking spray, set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, mash 2 of the bananas with a fork, set aside.
  4. With an electric mixer (use the wire whisk on a stand mixer), whip the remaining bananas and sugar together for 2 minutes. Add the melted butter, eggs and vanilla and beat well. Mix in the dry ingredients just until incorporated, do not overmix. Fold the mashed bananas into the mixture. Using an ice cream scooper or spoon, fill the muffin cups halfway. Tap pan on the counter to remove any air bubbles.
  5. Bake for 18-20 minutes, until a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean. Let cool for 5 minutes in the pan before removing to a cooling rack.
  6. While the muffins are cooling prepare the glaze.
  7. Combine confectioners sugar, milk and maple syrup in a small bowl. Mix thoroughly. If the glaze is too thick, add more milk.
  8. Drizzle the glaze over cooled muffins, then sprinkle with toasted walnuts. Enjoy!
  9. ** To Toast Walnuts- Place nuts in a single layer in an ungreased, shallow pan. Bake for 5-8 minutes, checking frequently, in a 375 Degree oven.


  • Serving Size: 1 Muffin

Maple Glazed Banana Muffins

Right out of the oven, the Maple Glazed Banana Muffins look good, but please resist the temptation to eat them. You will want to wait until the creamy, maple glaze is drizzled over them. You will not be sorry!

Maple Glazed Banana Muffins are soft and moist with a smooth maple glaze. Chock full of wholesome ingredients like bananas, eggs and walnuts, they make a delicious breakfast treat for the whole family.

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  1. HI Danita, thank you for the sweet comments! I hope you come back and visit soon!

  2. Our family loves pretty much anything banana nut, and these look amazing! #SmallVictories

  3. Hi Christine! Thank you for the lovely comment on my Facebook page – what a joy to hear from you! I have subscribed to your newsletter and I look forward to visiting again 🙂

    These banana muffins look incredible! Thanks for sharing such a tasty and sweet recipe. Hugs! Stephanie – The Enchanting Rose

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