Banana and Lemon Muffins Recipe

Banana and lemon muffins

  • makes 8
  • Easy

These yummy banana and lemon muffins are packed with fresh banana and dried banana chips. The zingy lemon drizzle icing elevates them to real tea time treats


Try these zingy banana and lemon muffins, then check out our blueberry muffins, banana muffins and chocolate chip muffins. We’ve also got plenty more delicious muffin recipes to try. 



  • 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.