Banana and Lemon Muffins Recipe

Banana and lemon muffins

  • makes 8
  • A little effort

These yummy banana and lemon muffins are packed with fresh banana and those dried banana chips you see everywhere now. The lemon drizzle icing is a classic and elevates these muffins to real tea time treats.



  • dried banana chips 85g
  • self-raising flour 140g
  • baking powder 2 tsp
  • lemon 1 zested and juiced
  • light muscovado sugar 4 tbsp
  • milk 5 tbsp
  • egg 1 beaten
  • sunflower oil 50ml
  • bananas 3
  • icing sugar 4 tbsp ¬†sifted


  • Step 1

    Line a muffin tin with 8 paper cases. Break 50g of the banana chips into small pieces then mix with the flour, baking powder, lemon zest and muscovado sugar in a large bowl. Whisk the milk, egg and oil together. Mash the bananas with 1 tbsp of lemon juice then fold quickly into the dry ingredients with the egg mixture.

  • Step 2

    Divide between the cases and bake for 20 minutes at 200C/fan 180C/gas 6 until risen and firm. Cool on a wire rack. Meanwhile mix the icing sugar with 1-2 tsp lemon juice, then dribble over the muffins before topping with remaining banana chips.