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Banana Cinnamon Cupcakes

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Made this recipe for my birthday (in 3- 6in rounds) and it was decadent and so yummy. I love cream cheese frosting and the addition of cinnamon was excellent.

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Turned out so delicious. Loved the moist banana cake with the cream cheese frosting!!

Excellent, moist cupcake. I ended up with 21 using a level ice cream scoop to portion them. They were perfectly baked at 25 min.

Serves: 12

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 25 min

Total Time: 40 min

What do you need to make Banana Cinnamon Cupcakes

1 box cinnamon swirl cake/muffin mix – with egg and oil as called for in recipe 

2 bananas, mashed 

1 cup walnuts, chopped 

Cream cheese frosting 

How to make Banana Cinnamon Cupcakes

FIRST STEP:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line muffin tin with papers 

Mix base per recipe instructions on box, set cinnamon swirl packet aside

SECOND STEP:

Stir in mashed bananas and walnuts until well combined

a)

b)

c)

d)

e)

Scoop 1 tablespoon of batter into muffin paper

THIRD STEP:

Sprinkle on cinnamon swirl mix

Add more batter to fill the paper ¾ of the way full 

FOURTH STEP:

Bake 20-25 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean

Cool completely

FIFTH STEP:

Fill a piping bag with star tip with cream cheese frosting  

Pipe frosting on each cupcake

a)

b)

SIXTH STEP:

Garnish with cinnamon swirl mix

a)

b)

Serve & enjoy!

YUM!

Banana Cinnamon Cupcakes

Banana Cinnamon Cupcakes

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box cinnamon swirl cake/muffin mix - with egg and oil as called for in recipe 
  • 2 bananas, mashed 
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped 
  • Cream cheese frosting

Instructions

FIRST STEP:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line muffin tin with papers 

Mix base per recipe instructions on box, set cinnamon swirl packet aside

SECOND STEP:

Stir in mashed bananas and walnuts until well combined 

Scoop 1 tablespoon of batter into muffin paper

THIRD STEP:

Sprinkle on cinnamon swirl mix 

Add more batter to fill the paper ¾ of the way full 

FOURTH STEP:

Bake 20-25 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean 

Cool completely

FIFTH STEP:

Fill a piping bag with star tip with cream cheese frosting  

Pipe frosting on each cupcake

SIXTH STEP:

Garnish with cinnamon swirl mix 

Serve & enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Amount Per Serving Calories 180Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 6gCholesterol 140mgSodium 18mgCarbohydrates 120gSugar 14gProtein 12g

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