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Gluten-Free Banana Bread Muffins

If you're short on time and looking for a portable snack, these gluten-free banana muffins are perfect. Add in some of your favorite toppings like fruit, nuts, or chocolate chips and everyone will be happy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free
Servings: 12 muffins
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  • 3 Ripe bananas
  • 2 Eggs - well-beaten
  • ½ cup Shortening
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 2 cups Sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla
  • ½ cup Walnuts, or other mix-in - optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream together shortening and sugar until fluffy.
  • Add in bananas and mix well.
  • Add in eggs and vanilla and mix thoroughly.
  • In separate bowl, mix together the dry ingredients: sifted flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Slowly add to the wet ingredients. Mix a couple of minutes until everything is incorporated.
  • Fold in any optional mix-ins like blueberries, nuts, or chocolate chips.
  • Pour into muffin liners.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.