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Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Looking for a delicious and healthy breakfast option? Look no further than these Easy Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins! Packed with wholesome ingredients like oats, bananas, and blueberries, these muffins are the perfect way to start your day.

I have long been a lover of banana oatmeal muffins and blueberry oatmeal muffins so it makes complete sense that the two fruits combined would make the best breakfast muffins ever.

Whether you’re on-the-go or enjoying a lazy morning at home, these muffins are sure to satisfy your cravings while providing nourishment to keep you fueled throughout the day. So grab your apron and get ready to whip up a batch of these tasty muffins – they’ll become a new breakfast staple in no time!

Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins a breakfast idea easy and quick to make and grab for breakfast on the go.

Why You Will Love This Recipe

If you crave a breakfast that is wholesome, full of flavor, filling, easy to make ahead, and not too sweet then these blueberry banana muffins with oats is the perfect option. I am not a huge fan of breakfasts that are very sweet and these oatmeal muffins are the perfect option.

One of my favorite things about this recipe is that I can have a quick and easy breakfast in the morning when I make these as part of my meal prep for the week. Having these banana blueberry oatmeal muffins with yogurt is an excellent start to my day and also makes for a filling snack on the go.

Equipment Used To Make This Recipe

I have some tried and true pieces of kitchen gadgets that I like to use to bake with. I Have listed the items below and included the links for you to easily locate them on Amazon.

Ingredients Needed To Make Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 Cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1/4 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • 1 Cup Mashed Bananas (about 2 Bananas)
  • 1 Cup Blueberries
  • 1 Egg at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract

Streusel Topping

  • 1/4 Cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1/4 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/8 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
Banana Oatmeal Blueberry Muffins are a breakfast idea for family perfect for meal prepping breakfast for the week ahead.

How To Make Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fairenheight. Spray a 12 hole muffin tin with Pam cooking spray to prevent the muffins from sticking.
  • In a medium bowl mix the dry ingredients together using a whisk. Brown sugar has a tendency to clump. Because of this I prefer to use a whisk to break up the brown sugar and ensure that the dry ingredients are all mixed together.
Oatmeal Banana Blueberry Muffins a good breakfast recipe with cinnamon streusel topping.  Fresh blueberries and bananas.
  • In a separate bowl mix together all of the wet ingredients except for the bananas and blueberries.
  • Add the wet ingredient mixture to the dry ingredients and mix them together using a wooden spoon or spatula.
  • Mash together the bananas in a separate bowl and fold them into the muffin batter until they are mixed in.
  • The final step is to add the blueberries and gently fold them into the batter.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop transfer the muffin mix into equal portions in the muffin tin.
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  • Mix together the ingredients for the streusel topping: Old Fashioned Rolled Oats, All Purpose Flour, Light Brown Sugar, Granulated Sugar, Ground Cinnamon, and Salt.
  • Once those ingredients are mixed together add in the cool butter using a fork until coarse crumbs appear.
  • Add the streusel topping in even portions onto the tops of the Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins.
A breakfast idea easy to make Banana Blueberry Oat Muffins are a delicious make ahead breakfast idea with a streusel topping.
  • Place the Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins into the preheated oven and bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • Muffins will begin to rise and become golden brown in color when they are finished baking.
  • If you have a toothpick stick it into the center of the muffin, if it comes out clean then the muffin is done cooking.
  • Remove the Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins from the oven and place them on a wire rack to cool.
  • Wait for five minutes to eat and enjoy!
Breakfast idea quick to grab and go Oat Blueberry Banana Muffins are a healthy muffin recipe to make for family breakfast or a potluck.

Frequently Asked Questions

How To Get Bakery Style Muffins?

These oatmeal banana blueberry muffins have a beautiful golden top, a moist and tender crumb, and a delicious flavor that is hard to resist. If you’re wondering how to get bakery-style muffins at home, here are some tips that can help:

  1. Use High-Quality Ingredients

The first step in getting bakery-style muffins is to use high-quality ingredients. This means using fresh eggs, good quality butter, and high-grade flour. Using fresh ingredients will ensure that your muffins turn out moist and flavorful.

  1. Measure Accurately

Measuring the ingredients accurately is crucial when it comes to baking. Measuring cups and spoons should be used for dry ingredients like flour, sugar, and baking powder while measuring spoons should be used for wet ingredients like oil or milk.

  1. Don’t Overmix The Batter

Overmixing the batter can lead to tough or rubbery texture in your muffins as gluten develops when the batter is mixed too much. Mix until just combined with no visible lumps of flour remaining.

  1. Fill Muffin Cups Properly

When filling the muffin cups, fill them about two-thirds full only – overfilling causes uneven cooking with mushroom tops crowding each other out of space on top of the pan.

  1. Bake At The Right Temperature And Time

Baking temperature matters! Preheat your oven before baking so you don’t lose heat during preheating time. That will affect oven spring (the rise) causing small tunnels throughout instead of causing the muffins to rise naturally.

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Why Are My Muffins Falling Apart?

They’re soft, fluffy, and come in a variety of flavors. However, sometimes you might find that your muffins keep falling apart no matter what you do. This can be frustrating and leave you wondering what went wrong. These blueberry banana oat muffins have several ingredients and knowing just how to put this recipe together makes a huge difference in the outcome.

If you’ve been experiencing this issue, don’t worry! There are several reasons why muffins fall apart, and we’re here to help you figure out how to fix it.

  1. Overmixing

One common reason for muffins falling apart is overmixing the batter. When you mix too much, gluten forms in the batter which makes it tough and dense instead of light and fluffy. So next time when making a batch of muffin batter, make sure not to overwork it too much.

  1. Incorrect measurements

Another possible cause could be incorrect measurements of ingredients while preparing the muffin batter. If there’s not enough flour or other dry ingredients used in proportion with wet ingredients like eggs or milk then your mixture will become watery which leads to crumbly texture at times.

  1. Baking temperature

When baking muffins on high temperatures for longer than the required duration it can often result in them falling apart easily. This results because they have dried out too much during cooking process itself.

  1. Not letting them cool down properly

Allowing your freshly baked muffins to cool down before removing from tins is crucial. These banana blueberry oatmeal muffins need time to set up properly so that their structure stays intact while handling them later on.

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Do Homemade Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins Need To Be Refrigerated?

Looking for the best way to keep muffins fresh? Not Sure if these Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins can be refrigerated?

When it comes to storing these Banana Blueberry Oatmeal muffins, many people wonder what the best way to store them is. To refrigerate or not refrigerate muffins is definitely a common question. Here are a few tips to keep your muffins fresh and stored safely.

The answer is no, homemade banana blueberry oatmeal muffins do not need to be refrigerated. However, it is important to store them properly in order to keep them fresh and moist for as long as possible. The best way to store homemade muffins is in an airtight container at room temperature.

If you plan on eating the muffins within a few days, simply place them in an airtight container or Ziplock bag and leave them on your kitchen counter or pantry shelf. If you want to extend their shelf life even further, you can freeze them.

Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins are a good breakfast recipe to make ahead for meal prepping for the week.

How To Freeze Muffins For Meal Prep

Freezing muffins is an excellent way to ensure that you always have a quick and convenient snack on hand. Whether you’re running out the door to work, heading to the gym, or simply need a healthy pick-me-up.

Here’s how to freeze Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins for meal prep:

  1. Allow your freshly baked muffins to cool completely before freezing them. This will prevent any condensation from forming inside the container or bag and potentially making your muffins soggy.
  2. If you don’t want your muffins sticking together in the freezer, place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze them for 30 minutes to an hour until they’re firm.
  3. Once your muffins are chilled, wrap each one individually in plastic wrap or aluminum foil. This step will help preserve their freshness and keep them from drying out in the freezer.
  4. Place the wrapped muffins into a freezer-safe container or resealable plastic bag. Make sure the bag is labeled with the date of when they were frozen.
  5. Store your frozen muffins in the back of your freezer where it’s coldest. This is away from any potential warm spots like near the door or on top of other items.
  6. To thaw your frozen muffin, simply remove it from its wrapping and let it sit at room temperature. This usually takes about 30 minutes. Another option is to microwave it for 10-15 seconds if you’re short on time.

By following these simple steps, you’ll have delicious homemade muffins ready whenever hunger strikes.

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Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Looking for a delicious and healthy breakfast option? Look no further than these Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins! Packed with wholesome ingredients like oats, bananas, and blueberries, these muffins are the perfect way to start your day.
Whether you're on-the-go or enjoying a lazy morning at home, these muffins are sure to satisfy your cravings while providing nourishment to keep you fueled throughout the day. So grab your apron and get ready to whip up a batch of these tasty muffins – they'll become a new breakfast staple in no time!
Prep Time 14 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast, brunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12

Equipment

  • 1 Medium Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Muffin Tin
  • 1 Spatula
  • 1 Medium Cookie Scoop
  • 1 Whisk
  • 1 Pam Cooking Spray
  • 12 Muffin Liners

Ingredients
  

Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 Cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1/4 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • 1 Cup Mashed Bananas (about 2 Bananas)
  • 1 Cup Blueberries
  • 1 Egg at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract

Streusel Topping

  • 1/4 Cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1/4 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/8 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter

Instructions
 

How To Make Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fairenheight.
    Spray a 12 hole muffin tin with Pam cooking spray to prevent the muffins from sticking.
  • In a medium bowl mix the dry ingredients together using a whisk.
    Brown sugar has a tendency to clump. Because of this I prefer to use a whisk to break up the brown sugar and ensure that the dry ingredients are all mixed together.
  • In a separate bowl mix together all of the wet ingredients except for the bananas and blueberries.
    Add the wet ingredient mixture to the dry ingredients and mix them together using a wooden spoon or spatula.
  • Mash together the bananas in a separate bowl and fold them into the muffin batter until they are mixed in.
    The final step is to add the blueberries and gently fold them into the batter.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop transfer the muffin mix into equal portions in the muffin tin.

How To Make The Streusel Topping

  • Mix together the ingredients for the streusel topping: Old Fashioned Rolled Oats, All Purpose Flour, Light Brown Sugar, Granulated Sugar, Ground Cinnamon, and Salt.
    Once those ingredients are mixed together add in the cool butter using a fork until coarse crumbs appear.
  • Add the streusel topping in even portions onto the tops of the Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins.

Baking Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

  • Place the Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins into the preheated oven and bake for 18-20 minutes.
    Muffins will begin to rise and become golden brown in color when they are finished baking.
    If you have a toothpick stick it into the center of the muffin, if it comes out clean then the muffin is done cooking.
    Remove the Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins from the oven and place them on a wire rack to cool. Wait for five minutes to eat and enjoy!
Keyword Banana, Blueberry, Breakfast, Cake Mix Oatmeal Cookies, Cinnamon Streusel, Family Recipe, Muffin

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