Tropical Banana Cream Muffins

Tropical Banana Cream Muffins

Enjoy a taste of the tropics with these banana muffins.

15 min. prep time
12 muffins
252 Ratings


2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
2 ripe (1 cup) bananas, mashed
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest
1/3 cup sweetened flaked coconut


Heat oven to 375°F. Place paper baking cups into 12 muffin pan cups; set aside. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ginger in medium bowl; set aside.

Combine brown sugar and butter in large bowl; beat at medium-high speed until smooth. Add bananas, eggs, lime juice and lime zest. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth. Stir flour mixture until well mixed.

Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan cups; sprinkle tops with coconut. Bake for 22 to 27 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan to wire cooling rack; cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (1 muffin)

Calories: 240

Fat: 9g

Cholesterol: 55mg

Sodium: 360mg

Carbohydrates: 35g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #7498B©2005Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I mixed the coconut right in instead of using it as a topper. Tasted great!
I made mini-muffins for lunch-box treats- I love the taste and texture- perfect for my family, lowfat and low sugar!

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