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Banana Bread Streusel Muffins

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  • Author: Bake to the roots
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 45
  • Yield: 16 1x



For the streusel

  • 1/2 cup (100g) brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup (60g) butter, at room temperature

For the dough

  • 2 cups (260g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (200g) sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (230g) sour cream
  • 1/4 cup (60g) butter, melted
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, mashed ( about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup (60g) walnuts, chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 375˚F (190°C). Line muffin tins with paper liners or grease and set aside.
  2. For the streusel add the brown sugar, flour and cinnamon to a bowl and mix. Add the butter and mix with a fork or your fingers until streusel form. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl mix flour with sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside. In a large bowl mix eggs with sour cream, melted butter and the mashed bananas until well combined. Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined. Add the chopped walnuts and fold in. Fill the muffin cups/paper liners (about 2/3 full). Sprinkle with streusel and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Take out of the oven and let cool down in the muffin tins for some time, then transfer to a wire rack and let cool down completely.


  • Enjoy baking!