Banana Cake Mini Muffins

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I have been making these muffins for years and they are perfect little bites for big and little kids alike! When Knox was a toddler, I needed to find some things that he would eat, because he was so incredibly picky! I love that these banana cake mini muffins are so simple and Fred loves them, too, which is a double score and makes me happy to keep batches in the kitchen for them to easily grab on the go!

Knox got a taste of the packaged processed mini-muffins and fell in love at first taste. I would rather be in control of the ingredients that I put into his mouth, so these make me feel {a tad} bit better about him eating them! Plus, they have bananas, which for me is a major win!

They are easy to whip up and make approximately two batches of mini muffins or you can cook one batch of mini and approximately a batch of full size. The greatest part is that they freeze well, so you don’t have to make them very often unless you have a house full!

They make a great on-the-go breakfast and for snacks. Try them once and I’m sure they will become a staple in your home, too!

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Banana Cake Mini Muffins

Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 18


  • One box of yellow cake mix plus the ingredients to prepare per back of box directions (vegetable oil, eggs, etc.)
  • Two RIPE bananas the more speckles the better
  • A few dashes of cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven per package directions for mini-muffin pan (typically 325 degrees for coated pans or 350 for glass).
  2. Prepare cake batter according to package.
  3. Add the bananas by breaking them apart into bowl.
  4. Add a few dashes of cinnamon.
  5. Mix well with mixer and pour into mini-muffin pan (use mini-muffin liners and/or generously spray pan and liners with cooking spray).
  6. Cook for 18-21 minutes until you stick a toothpick in and it pulls out clean and/or the edges are starting to brown.

Recipe Notes

*Tip- most directions will tell you to only fill the cups 2/3 full, however don't stop there! Fill all the way to the top to get those yummy muffin tops!

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