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Gluten Free Cinnamon Banana Muffins
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
18 mins
Total Time
38 mins
Gluten Free Cinnamon Banana Muffins are perfect when you want a simple breakfast treat or afternoon snack!
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American, Gluten free
Yield: 12 muffins
Calories: 250 kcal
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 2/3 cup gluten free flour
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line muffin pan with paper baking cups.

  2. In medium bowl, whisk together 2/3 cup sugar, oil and eggs until combined.

  3. Add mashed bananas and vanilla and stir together.

  4. Add in remaining muffin ingredients and stir until just combined.  Be careful not to overmix the batter.

  5. Divide the batter among the baking cups.

  6. Bake 18 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

  7. Remove muffins from pan and allow to cool on wire rack.

  8. For topping:  Stir 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon togethr in small bowl.

  9. With a pastry brush, brush the muffins tops with the melted butter.  Using a tablespoon, sprinkle the cinnamon-sugar mixture over the tops of the muffins.



Recipe adapted from Betty Crocker

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Cinnamon Banana Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 331mg14%
Potassium 54mg2%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 165IU3%
Vitamin C 1.1mg1%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.