Banana Maple Pecan Cupcakes Recipe

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banana maple cupcakes

Banana Maple Pecan Cupcakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup real maple syrup

Makes 12 cupcakes

 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Line a muffin tin with cupcake wrappers and set aside.

Stir together dry ingredients in a large bowl.

Lightly beat egg in a medium bowl.  Stir in mashed banana, milk, oil, and maple syrup.

Add wet mixture to dry and mix with fork until all ingredients are moistened.  Butter will look lumpy.

Fill each liner 2/3 full with batter.

Bake in preheated oven for 20-22 minutes.

 

We’ve topped these cupcakes with a maple syrup cream cheese frosting and candied pecans for a perfect flavor combination!

Maple Syrup Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

1 8 oz pkg cream cheese

1 stick butter

1 tsp vanilla

2 tbs maple syrup

2 tbs water

4 cups powdered sugar.

Directions

Cream together all but powdered sugar. Add powdered sugar 1 cup to a time.

Enjoy!

 

 

Banana Maple Pecan Cupcakes
Author: 
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
 
Bananas and maple syrup pair with just a bit of pecan for a delightful cupcake
Ingredients
  • 1¾ cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup oil
  • ½ cup real maple syrup
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Line a muffin tin with cupcake wrappers and set aside.
  3. Stir together dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Lightly beat egg in a medium bowl. Stir in mashed banana, milk, oil, and maple syrup.
  5. Add wet mixture to dry and mix with fork until all ingredients are moistened. Butter will look lumpy.
  6. Fill each liner ⅔ full with batter.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 20-22 minutes.

Maple Syrup Cream Cheese Frosting
Author: 
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 24
 
Maple syrup adds a whole new flavor profile to cream cheese frosting
Ingredients
  • 1 8 oz pkg cream cheese
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbs maple syrup
  • 2 tbs water
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Cream together all but powdered sugar.
  2. Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time.

xx

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About the author: Racquel is a stay at home mom with an extensive background in interior home design. She loves baking & creating beautifully decorated treats, cooking new and unique recipes for the whole family, designing and decorating on a budget with upcycled projects, and making kid and grown-up crafts.

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