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24 easy banana cupcakes and muffins

The humble banana is one of those universally loved fruits, adored for both its versatility and its sweet flavour. And there's no better way to use them than in these easy muffin and cupcake recipes. With everything from a classic banana muffin to banana, peanut butter and bacon cupcakes for the more adventurous, these winning snacks are bound to become family favourites. Plus, they're perfect to pop in a school or work lunchbox for a mid-morning snack.

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    Banana caramel cakes

    Impress your guests with these scrumptious banana and caramel cakes from Australian Women's Weekly.

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    Banana, pecan surprise muffins

    These wholesome muffins are packed full of fruit with the addition of a surprise chocolate centre. The kids will love these for an after school treat.

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    Banana Maple Cakes

    Jordan Rondel’s delicious wee maple cakes are full of fruit and pretty as a picture

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    Banana and cinnamon muffins

    Spoil your family and friends with these fluffy banana muffins topped with tangy cream cheese icing.

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    Wheaty banana muffins

    Classic banana muffins have been given a local twist by adding a well known national breakfast cereal to the mix.

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    Banana split cupcakes

    These two classic sweet treats just got even sweeter, as they have merged into a fabulous fun cupcake.

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    Banana and oatbran muffins

    Enjoy these banana and oatbran muffins as an on-the-go breakfast or healthy mid-morning snack.

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    Banana and date muffins

    These banana and date muffins are great for the lunchbox, provide loads of fibre and energy, and couldn't be easier to make.

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    Banana cupcakes

    Topped with passionfruit glaze icing and sprinkles, these fluffy banana cupcakes are perfect for kids' parties.

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    Choc banana muffins

    The unbeatable combination of chocolate and banana is celebrated in these delicious muffins, which are packed full of real chocolate chips. These are great to make with the kids as a weekend treat or lunchbox snack.

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    Banana blueberry cakes

    These homely little cakes are so easy to make and go perfectly with a hot cup of tea.

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    Banana bran muffins

    We all want to find the balance between food that is exciting for the kids to eat and also provides them with the good stuff they need for their health. These muffins are light, soft and yummy, but still have the added health benefit of oat bran hidden in them.

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    Banana, peanut butter and bacon cupcakes

    Sweet, salty, sticky and crunchy - these banana, peanut butter and bacon cupcakes are a little piece of heaven - the ultimate weekend treat!

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    Banana muffins

    These banana muffins by Woman's Day are always handy to keep on hand for a healthy snack. They freeze beautifully and if you skip the nuts, make a convenient school lunch-box filler.

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