Edna’s Banana Cranberry Muffins

Moist and easy. I like to wrap cooled muffins in plastic wrap and freeze to pop into lunch boxes.

Edna’s Banana Cranberry Muffins Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Edna’s Banana Cranberry Muffins for 12 servings:

  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup frozen cranberries

Edna’s Banana Cranberry Muffins Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook22m
  • Ready In37m

To cook Edna’s Banana Cranberry Muffins, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Edna’s Banana Cranberry Muffins is about 22 minutes , and you can serve your Edna’s Banana Cranberry Muffins within 37 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Edna’s Banana Cranberry Muffins easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper liners.
  2. 2 Mash bananas and sugar together in a bowl; add egg and vanilla extract and mix well. Stir whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a separate bowl; stir into banana mixture just until batter is mixed. Stir oil into batter and fold in cranberries. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups.
  3. 3 Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 22 to 26 minutes.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Variations: replace cranberries with fresh or frozen blueberries, 1/2 cup chopped nuts, 1/2 cup chocolate chips, 3/4 cup raisins, etc.
  • Brown sugar can be used in place of the white sugar. All-purpose flour can be used in place of the whole wheat.
  • This can also be baked in a loaf pan for 50 to 60 minutes.
  • Tip
  • Parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 151 calories; 3.1 grams of fat; 29.9 grams of carbohydrates; 2.9 grams of protein; 16 milligrams of cholesterol; 166 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 22nd 2018

    I made too many changes to really give this a fair review - added an extra banana, swapped 1 cup of powdered sugar for white sugar, etc. As a result, they were not very sweet, but when topp ...

  2. Sep 15th 2017

    Great but I tweaked it. I added a dash of cinnamon and A little bit more but I love because I love the flavor. I use dried cranberries instead of frozen. I also added a little less sugar bec ...

  3. Jul 15th 2017

    I appreciate the ingredients for my teen, but she didn't like the whole (or even halved) cranberries. Next time I will either dice the cranberries or will dice craisins. Otherwise this was ...

  4. Jun 23rd 2017

    I substituted honey for the sugar, applesauce for the oil, and dried cranberries for frozen cranberries. I baked them at 325 for 24 minutes and they came out perfect.

  5. May 2nd 2017

    Love these!! Substituted AP flour for the whole wheat flour, used brown sugar instead of the white sugar and added 1 extra banana and frozen blueberries to the batter instead of cranberries ...

  6. Jul 2nd 2016

    Easy recipe. No cranberries so used raspberries had on hand.. tastes pretty good.

  7. Jun 23rd 2016

    I liked this recipe. It is easy to follow and the muffins are tasty. I like the nip the cranberries provide in contrast to the sweetness of the banana. Nice, easy muffin and very tasty.

  8. Feb 25th 2016

    A good muffin, but I felt that the tartness of the cranberries over powered the banana flavor just a bit too much. I wonder if dried cranberries might work better? I used AP flour instead o ...