Butterscotch Chip Banana Muffins

Butterscotch Chip Banana Muffins via Cookapalooza

Makes:  12 Muffins

Time to prepare: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes


  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup wheat bran
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp each baking soda, ground nutmeg and salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1¼ cups mashed ripe banana
  • 1/3 cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup low-fat sour cream
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tbsp caramel sundae sauce (optional)
  • ½ cup butterscotch chips

Spray a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

In a large bowl, combine flour, wheat bran, baking powder, baking soda,  nutmeg and salt. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, bananas, brown sugar, sour cream, oil and caramel sauce. Add to dry ingredients and mix just until moistened.  Gently fold in half the butterscotch chips. Divide batter evenly among the 12 muffin pan cups. Top each with remaining butterscotch chips.

Bake in a 375 F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, Remove muffins from pan and let cool on a wire rack.