Apple Banana Muffins

Apple Banana Muffins are my healthy go to for breakfast, snacks, or the lunch box! They're packed with fruit, fiber and just the right amount of natural sweetness. 

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We've been making Apple Banana Muffins since Kenya and Chloe were toddlers! We would go on long walks around our neighborhood with their double stroller looking at trees, cars, singing and giggling. Along our usual walking path our neighbors had branches overflowing with oranges, plums, kumquats, and apples. Kenya loved bringing a tote bag along to pick fruit, then we would go home and cook up something delicious. This is exactly how I was as a kid loving every minute of picking apples from our local orchard, so the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. 

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You can make these muffins with all kinds of different apples. Some of my favorites are Gala, Fuji, Pippin if you want them to be a little more tart or any good baking apple. The bananas in the muffins give these Apple Banana Muffins a great texture while also adding some potassium. 

Naturally sweet Apple and Bananas Muffin make a great breakfast, snack or lunch, but are also incredible to freeze so you always have a batch at the ready. Keep some on hand so you have the perfect portable treat for family walks around your own neighborhood!

Need more muffin inspiration? Especially in the fall I make Sweet Potato Muffins andPumpkin Muffins which you can also top with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting. What's your favorite muffin to bake? Tell me in the comments below. 

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Apple Banana Muffins (Makes 24-28 Mini Muffins)

Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 20 mins

nut free


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1/2 cup agave or honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • 1 medium apple, peeled and grated


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Combine the first 6 ingredients in a bowl and mix.

3. In a separate bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients together.

4. Slowly add the flour mixture into the wet ingredients and stir until just combined.

5. Grease a mini or regular muffin tin or line it with muffin cups and fill each cup 3/4 full with the batter.

6. Bake for 14 minutes for mini muffins or 20 minutes for regular muffins or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.