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Baby Marrow and Banana Muffins

healthy muffins

One of our most popular posts on this blog was our article on Vegetable Smuggling, so with that in mind, we decided to post this awesome recipe. Your children will never know they are eating vegetables in their banana muffins! That is definitely a Win-Win situation! 

Healthy Baby Marrow & Banana Muffins
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Course: Snack
  • 1 baby marrow grated
  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 banana mashed
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups wholemeal flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  1. Preheat your oven to 160C

  2. Grate the baby marrow and squeeze the liquid out

  3. Mash the banana

  4. In a bowl add yoghurt, vanilla essence, egg, oil, honey, milk, grated zucchini & mashed banana. Stir until combined

  5. In another bowl add the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt & chocolate chips if using them. Stir until combined.

  6. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix with a spoon or fork until combined.

  7. Pour into cupcake cases or a tin and bake for about 20 - 30 minutes, until golden.

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