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Banana Muffins with Crumb topping Gluten Free

My favorite banana muffin recipe is this one, It came about because I had a couple of too ripe bananas and hated to throw them out and I was suddenly hungry for banana muffins...  Maybe you are too !
  • 2 eggs 
  • 2 lg bananas
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla 
  • 1/2 cup sugar 
  • 1 1/4 cups Julie's blend flour 
  • 1/2 tsp xanthan gum 
  • 1 tsp baking powder 
  • 1 tsp baking soda 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 
  1. Place eggs, banana , melted butter in mixer bowl and beat until perfectly smooth.
  2. Blend dry ingredients together and stir into liquids , stir in nuts 
  3. Spoon into greased or paper cup lined muffin tins and sprinkle the crumb mixture over the tops.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes. 
Crumb Oat Topping 
  •  2 tbs. melted butter 
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar 
  • 1 tbsp Julies' flour blend 
  • 1/2 cup of gluten-free oats 
  1. With a pastry blender or a fork, work the above ingredients together to  forms crumbs 
These muffins rise beautifully, have a really nice texture and flavor. They keep well for a couple of days on counter or freeze well for future use.  This recipe makes 6 super large muffins or 12 regular sized muffins. 
Enjoy !! 


  1. A great idea for those bananas. Yummy!

  2. Sounds yummy ~ thanks for a great recipe ~

    Wishing you a Happy Week ~ ^_^

  3. Julie I love this recipe especially with the sweet crumble topping it finishes this more like a dessert. I've made them and froze up some to see how they fair. Thanks again for a wonderful recipes.


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