Gluten Free Cinnamon Banana Muffins

Talk about a breakfast mash up! Coffee cake meets banana muffins!

Yield: about 15 muffins

You will need:

For the muffins:

  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 & 1/2 cups gluten free measure for measure flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 & 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the cinnamon topping:

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tin with muffin liners or grease with nonstick spray.
  • In a large bowl, mash the bananas with a hand mixer or a fork.
  • Add in the eggs, sugars, and vanilla extract. Mix to combine.
  • Add in the remaining dry ingredients and mix to combine. It’s okay if there are clumps of banana, but try to incorporate any dry flour around the bowl.
  • Fill the muffin tins with batter about 1/2 to 3/4 of the way full. Set aside.
  • To make the cinnamon topping: in a medium sized bowl melt the butter. Add in the dry ingredients and mix to combine.
  • Sprinkle a layer of cinnamon topping over each muffin.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 to 22 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 to 10 minutes, enjoy!

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