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September 10, 2009

Banana Coconut Pecan Muffins (Corrected!)

These are great! I adapted this recipe from Karina's Kitchen. By the way, if you haven't checked out her blog...do so. It's full of yummy gluten free recipes.

Preheat oven to 375. Spray 8-12 muffins tins (I used the silicon deals).

Mix together in large bowl:
2 c banana puree (give or take a cup)
1/4 c brown sugar
1/4 c olive oil (I forgot this the first time I posted it! So sorry.)
1 T vanilla
1 egg

Sift together in a separate bowl:
1 c sorghum flour
1/2 c potato starch (or corn starch)
1 c unsweetened shredded coconut
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
1 tsp cinnamon, heaping
1/4 tsp nutmeg, heaping

Add dry ingredients into wet ingredients. Mix well. Add 1/2 c pecans if you like them. Spoon into the muffins tins...go ahead and fill the tins really full if you like! Bake for about 20 minutes. Let cool for ~5 min and then pop out of the tins.

These are excellent right away or the next day with peanut butter.

NOTE: I don't like a really sweet muffin...if you looked at the original recipe you might have noticed I increased the bananas a bit and cut the sugar back a lot. Feel free to add more sugar, but if your bananas are really, really ripe...well then these should be sweet enough. I also prefer the unsweetened shredded coconut. If you have regular, that will make the muffin sweeter too.

This is my contribution for Simply Sugar & Gluten Free's Slightly Indulgent Mondays.

6 comments:

colleenrae said...

They were really yummy. especially at 6000 ft in the fresh mountain air.an

Cheryl Harris said...

those look delish!

Amy Green (Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free) said...

Your muffins are so beautiful - isn't it great to make a GF muffin and have it look like a glutenoid one.

Thanks so much for participating in Slightly Indulgent Mondays! This is a great addition.

trishtator said...

These look perfect! What a beautiful blog you have :)

gfe--gluten free easily said...

I love banana muffins, but when you add the coconut and pecans, I'm over the moon! I always have baking bananas in the freezer, too. ;-)

Shirley

Jane Heiza said...

Hi Sunny! You have such a yummy blog! LOL! I will surely try some of your recipes for as long as I can find the ingredients here. I can't wait to try the muffins! I wish you the best always.

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