Gluten-Free Banana Muffins

Cuisinart original

The all-purpose, gluten-free flour mixes make gluten-free baking easy and convenient. There are a number of different brands on the market to choose from, so taste a few and find your favorite.


Makes 12 muffins


        nonstick cooking spray
2      cups gluten-free, all-purpose flour
½     cup rolled oats, not quick cooking
⅓     cup granulated sugar
⅓     cup packed light brown sugar
1½   teaspoons baking powder¼ teaspoon baking soda
½     teaspoon kosher salt
½     teaspoon xanthan gum (optional –
        only if flour blend does not have it
        in list of ingredients)
½     teaspoon ground cinnamon
½     cup vegetable oil
2      large eggs, room temperature
½     teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1½   cups mashed, very ripe bananas
        (about 3 medium bananas)

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per muffin:
Calories 248 (38% from fat) • carb. 37g• pro. 3g • fat 11g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 31g• sod. 223g • calc. 92mg • fiber 3g


1. Preheat oven to 375°F with the rack in
the middle position. Lightly coat a regular
12-cup muffin pan with nonstick cooking
spray; reserve.
2. Put the flour, oats, both sugars, baking
powder and soda, salt, xanthan gum (if
using), and cinnamon into a mixing bowl.
Mix on Speed 1 until fully combined,
about 30 seconds.
3. In a separate, large mixing bowl, mix the
remaining ingredients on Speeds 2 to 3
until smooth and creamy, about 1 to 2
minutes. Add the dry ingredients and mix
on Speed 2 until fully combined.
4. Spoon evenly into prepared muffin cups.
Bake in the preheated oven for about 16
to 18 minutes, or until a cake tester comes
out clean