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Banana Blueberry Muffins

banana blueberry muffinsWe love these simple banana blueberry muffins with only FOUR ingredients.  They are sugar free and perfect for little fingers who like baby led weaning. Full of goodness these are a perfect healthy choice for morning or afternoon tea.

The most simple recipes are often the best.  When you are looking for a quick and easy recipe that is healthy and nutritious then this is for you.  With TWO of the four ingredients being fruit you cant go wrong.
So get baking and enjoy.

Banana Blueberry Muffins

We love these simple banana blueberry muffins with only FOUR ingredients. They are sugar free and perfect for little fingers who like baby led weaning. Full of goodness these are a perfect healthy choice for morning or afternoon tea.


1 Banana (mashed)

1/2 cup Blueberries

2 cups Self Raising Flour

1 1/2 cups Milk


Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celcius (fan forced) and lightly grease mini muffin tray

Sift the flour into a bowl.  Stir in the milk until combined and smooth

Add the banana and blueberries and mix to combine

Spoon mixture evenly into mini muffin tray and put in the oven for 15 minutes or until golden

Remove from oven and allow to cool before eating!

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  1. Em says:

    Made these this morning with my 2 year old and they were a bit hit! A simple recipe that she was able to help with and blueberries added a nice flavour burst. I used wholemeal spelt flour (& baking powder) and was really impressed with the texture and how well they rose. I’m keen to make these again with a stronger banana taste. Can I add an additional banana without needing to alter the rest of the ingredients?

  2. April says:

    Can u freeze these?

  3. Megan says:

    30 minutes later and mine are still mush! Looks like these are a busy 🙁

  4. I found these anaemic, tasteless and really dry. I followed the recipe exactly and my 11 month old spat out his first mouthful and refused to try any more!

  5. Amy says:

    I have never cooked anything at 180 degrees for 15 minutes so I thought it was a little weird after 20 minutes they were still mush. I turned the oven up to 350 finished cooking and they taste terrible.

  6. Sarah Hitchen says:

    I followed the recipe but put into muffin cases (they stick so avoid that) also after 15 mins they still looked pale, ended up cooking for 25 minutes and they were perfect. My LG loved them!!

  7. CK says:

    How many muffins does this make? Not sure how many cases to use?

  8. Nannyv says:

    I’ve cut out 1/2 cup milk and added 1/4 cup Greek yoghurt and 2 tblsp of apple sauce for a bit of extra sweetness!! Absolutely perfect!! Baby Maya, 9 months old loves them, and so does Nanny and mummy 😀

  9. sweetnovember101 says:

    Made this today. My 1st time using a SR flour and I’m no baker either so I don’t know what’s wrong. Followed the whole recipe but it was very sticky that I have to put 1/2 cup more of milk. Did it for 15 mins as told but I’m doubting that it’s cooked and it’s so salty, too. Tried to cook a little more, still salty and the bottom is hard as rock. And I wish I put more banana, I couldn’t taste it at all. 😖😞

  10. Darice says:

    Followed recipe exactly and these turned out like pink glue, terrible. Threw 2 pans out:(

  11. Lisa Welter says:

    how many mini muffins does this make?

  12. Ashley says:

    These are great! I modified, added ⅛ cup sugar and an extra banana to sweeten. I did not have SR Flour so I added baking powder and salt. They turned out perfect! Nice and fluffy with good flavor. I made a double batch and came out with 62 mini muffins. Will definitely make again!

  13. Laurie says:

    Mine were terrible. Baked at 350′ for 25 minutes. Still white. Taste and texture is like thick paste. And they stuck to the muffin papers. Total fail. No sugar, no butter, no egg?? I used an all purpose gluten free flour blend, as I don’t know what SR Flour is.

    • Baby Hints & Tips says:

      Hi Laurie. SR is self raising and is the raising agent. This would explain the paste. Will edit the recipe to be clearer. Thanks for the feedback. Tanya

  14. Leeann says:

    Mine turned out great! Took slightly longer than 15 min (20 all up). Next time, I wouldn’t mix the berries in with the mixture as some muffins didn’t have any in them. Tip would be to put them in individually into the muffins once spooned in the trays. Lacking a little bit of flavour, so next time I’ll put in a bit more banana, but all in all a great quick recipe and my 17 month old loves them!

  15. Kim says:

    My little has a milk protein allergy. What would you suggest to use instead of milk? Can i replace milk with almond milk and not have to add anything else to the recipe?

  16. Made these a couple of hours ago and my 11 month old spat a piece out and refused to take anymore. I don’t blame him as they are rubber like and flavorless.

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  18. Gladys says:

    Made this an hour ago, and my 3 yo’s is now asking for seconds. I put in twice the amount of ripe banana. Almost twice the cooking time. I think the key is to make sure you use very ripe banana otherwise it will not be sweet. Hope that helps. Love this no added sugar recipe.

  19. Jordan says:

    Do these need refrigerated after?