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banana bread muffins

Banana Flax Seed Muffins

These easy muffins/bread are great for back to school breakfasts or lunches. Make a few batches in advance, as they freeze well.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 12 muffins


  • 2 to 3 bananas very ripe, peeled
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar I used a combination of brown and white sugar
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup flour I used a combination of whole wheat and white
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips Optional


  • Preheat oven to 350. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mash up bananas.
  • Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • In a well greased pan, add mixture. If making muffins, cook for approximately 35 minutes until golden brown or a toothpick comes clean. If making a loaf, cook for approximately 55 minutes.
  • Let cool for 10 - 15 minutes in pan Remove from pan and let cool completely.