Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Cheerios Banana Muffins
As cliched as it may sound the truth is I have had Cheerios hatching in my pantry for a while. It came easy, free from our local supermarket. However, it's proved not so easy to feed my family. Therefore, I had them all fooled with this ingenious concoction of mixing it up to make some spongy, melt in the mouth muffin. The recipe is courtesy the 'Cheerios' site.
Cheerios/ Any plain cereal- 1 cup
All purpose flour- 1 1/4 cup
Baking powder- 2 tsp
Brown Sugar- 1/4 cup
Granulated white sugar- 2 Tbsp
Mashed ripe bananas- 1 cup( 2 or 3 bananas)
Raisins- 1/2 to 1 cup
Walnuts (optional)- 1/2 cup
Milk- 2/3 cup
Vegetable oil- 3 Tbsp
Egg,lightly beaten- 1
Pure vanilla extract(optional)- 1 tsp
1.Preheat the oven at 400 degree F and line the muffin pan with paper liners or grease it.
2.Crush the cereal.Stir this with the flour,baking powder and sugar.
3.Throw in the other ingredients ,one by one and mix well using a wooden spoon.Do not overdo this step.
4.Spoon into the prepared muffin pan and bake for 17-18 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
1.I haven't tried this with other cereal,but I guess it should work fine with the normal corn flakes and other plain cereal.
2.This recipe will give you 12 medium sized muffins.
3.You could replace the white sugar with brown sugar for a more healthy muffin.
Recipe adapted from : cheerios.com