Banana Applesauce Muffins


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed (about 1-1/3 cups)
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil 


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C). Fill muffin pan with paper cup liners.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine bananas, egg, applesauce, sugar and oil. Stir into flour mixture until just combined.
  4. Divide batter evenly among prepared muffin cups.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until tops are firm to the touch and a tester inserted in the centre of a muffin comes out clean. Let cool in tin for 10 minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.