Nutella Swirl Banana Muffins

13 Jan 2013

Nutella Swirl Banana Muffins

Nutella Swirl Banana Muffins

Yesterday was one of the best days of my life.

Why? Because I went skiing for the first time in my life. Everyone thinks this is extremely weird because I live in BC. There are mountains everywhere, and they are gorgeous.

Nutella Swirl Banana Muffins

I took a 2 hour lesson, which consisted of skiing on a pretty much flat patch of snow with a slight, SLIGHT slope, but it still felt like I was flying down it. It was sort of like learning to drive.

Went I finally went on an actual hill, I fell of the ski lift getting off, then on the way down, fell a LOT. But after the first time, I could go down with only falling a couple of times,

We got there at 9AM, and we could stay until 10PM, but I was SO sore. But I am definitely going again. I thought I would hate it because I hate the cold so much. But I felt so warm the whole time, I was even taking my gloves and jacket off.

Now I am so sore, I need to do something to relax me. And what better to do then bake muffins? Banana and Nutella: the match made in heaven.

Nutella Swirl Banana Muffins

Nutella Swirl Banana Muffins printable recipe

What you'll need:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 10 teaspoons nutella


  1. Preheat the oven to 375˚F. Line muffin pan with 10 paper liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flours, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In a separate bowl, mix together the bananas, sugar, egg and oil with an electric mixture.
  3. Add the wet mixture to the flour mixture, and mix with a spatula until fully combined.
  4. Scoop the batter into the prepared muffin pan. Spoon one teaspoon of Nutella on top of each muffin, and swirl in with a knife.
  5. Bake for 15-17 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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  1. These muffins are wonderful! I would love a couple of them for the breakfast!

  2. know I haven't been skiing :D
    I thik I would rather choose cup of coffee with these delicious muffins than skiing :D

  3. You sound like me the very first time I went skiing. Wasn't it a blast? Glad you had so much fun. Great recipe.

  4. My kids would love these muffins. First they love bananas and nutella will absolutely delight them.

  5. Cathleen, good for you! You need more practice with your skiing :) I'm one to talk, I used to live near the sea, my school was by the seaside and up till today I can't swim! Love the nutella banana muffins. I just only got acquainted with nutella and I love it!

  6. Mmmm, I need to eat this asap, this looks so tasty :D

    Choc Chip Uru

  7. Cathleen , those muffins look fantastic ! Just love the texture and the flavor :)

  8. Major congrats! I went skiing for the first time as an adult and never really got the hang of it. I think it's much easier to do when you're younger and have less fear lol.

    These muffins look like the perfect post skiing fuel! Yum!

  9. They are looking fantastic. After all, it has nutella and banana as main ingredients.

  10. Perfect comfort food after a hard day's skiing - sounds like you had great food and definitely earned a plateful of these goodies, Cathleen!

  11. I love skiing, sounds like you had an awesome first time!! My SIL and I had a hotel room after skiing one time and we went into the outdoor hot tub that night. Next thing I know my hair was froze to the cement. We laughed about that forever!! And still do to this day...hee hee!

  12. How fun, I have never been skiing before. I have snow boarded and I know how sore that can make you, so rest up and enjoy those muffins.

  13. It's been awhile since I've baked with Nutella. These muffins look delicious.

  14. Hi Cathlene, Where do you go skiing? In whistler or Vancouver. Well, BC is so big I know these two places only because my husband grouse grind every Sunday and one of our friend's children take skiing lessons in Vancouver and they usually go to whistler. I am scared of walking on the snow and you had fun skiing.
    These muffins would have been the right choice to eat after all that fun.

    1. Haha, I went skiing at Cyprus mountain. It was such a gorgeous day, I'm definitely going again sometime!

  15. Oh! Cathleen,
    My kids would love these Nutella muffins.
    They look soft and nice.

  16. Yes, yes. Nutella in a banana muffin. Delicious!!

  17. This is one droolworthy muffin, i love anything with nutella :) Came across your blog for first time! Glad to be here...


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