Which, by the way, is perfectly okay for me.
Recently, I have been trying to bake more healthy treats. That means using more wholemeal flour and incorporating things like oats and chia seeds when I bake.
I've always loved adding bananas to muffins. Banana seems to add that magical touch to any bake and make everything more moist.
I like moist muffins.
Hmmm. My world is (almost) complete.
Now if someone would make me an iced latte, then I think I would be in heaven.
Anyway, if you are interested in making some moist nutella + banana + high fibre oat muffins, here's how!
Place the flour, oats, white and brown sugars, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Stir until the ingredients are well combined.
Cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes before transferring onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Perfect for a weekday breakfast!
Nutella Banana Oat Muffins (Makes 18)
Loosely adapted from chef-in-training
2 cups (250g) plain flour - I used 50% wholemeal flour and 50% plain flour
1 cup (90g) old fashioned oats
¼ cup (50g) caster sugar
½ cup (100g) brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup (120ml) milk
¼ cup (60ml) vegetable oil
1 teaspoon (5ml) vanilla extract
2 bananas, mashed
1. Place the flour, oats, white and brown sugars, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Stir until the ingredients are well combined.
2. In a medium bowl, add the egg and vegetable oil.
3. Into this, add the milk, followed by the vanilla extract and mashed bananas.
4. Whisk until the ingredients are well combined.
5. Pour the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients.
6. Stir with a wooden spoon until just combined. Do not over mix.
7. Dish into lined muffin pans.
8. Place a tablespoon of warm Nutella on each muffin.
9. Insert a skewer into the muffin to make swirls.
10. Bake at 180°C for 17-20 minutes, or until a skewer inserted emerges cleanly.
11. Cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes before transferring onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Note: Muffins can be eaten warm or when cooled.