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Jumbo Bakery Style Muffins

Jumbo Bakery Style Muffins are one of my favorite things about getting muffins from a bakery or coffee shop because they are HUGE. It is such a treat to have an enormous muffin and an iced caramel macchiato. If I didn’t have to worry about my waist sizing increasing and my bank account shrinking I would order both every day. Seriously. Every day.

Jumbo Banana Nut Muffins

Awhile back I bought a jumbo muffin tin and if you can believe it after making a couple batches of jumbo muffins it got shoved to the back of the cupboard and it was long forgotten. Do me a favor go open up your cupboards and tell me what type of odd baking pans are back there. I can’t be the only one. I dug in the cupboard and pulled out that dusty jumbo muffin tin for this recipe and I am so glad I did.

Jumbo Bakery Style Banana Nut Muffins

How do I get inspired to create a recipe? Usually, it has to do with current food cravings either my own or my family’s, what I have on hand, and what needs to be used up soon. I knew I wanted to do a banana nut recipe because I had three bananas that were incredibly ripe. Banana bread is such a great go-to but I already have many banana bread recipes (whole wheat, low fat, banana walnut) and I also have a couple banana + chocolate recipes (chocolate banana muffins, marbled chocolate banana cake). One thing I didn’t have was a JUMBO bakery style muffin recipe. I didn’t want to put regular banana muffins in my jumbo muffin tin and call it good. What I wanted was a lofty sky-high muffin. After a quick Google search, I came across Sally’s Bakery-Style Muffins which was just what I was looking for.

Jumbo Bakery-Style Banana Nut Muffins

Using Sally’s recipe for inspiration and the ingredients I had on hand I created muffins of my dreams. These are the lofty-sky high muffins I was looking for, the outsides are crisp and the insides soft and tender. You will love them! Just look how huge they are. Sally says the extra baking powder plus baking them at a higher temperature for a brief period helps give them that extra boost that makes them look like professional bakery style muffins.

Jumbo Bakery Style Banana Nut Muffins

If you haven’t tried coconut butter yet I recommend giving it a try on these muffins. The slight coconut flavor pairs well with the bananas and walnuts.

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  1. Theses were perfect! I’ve never made muffins that turned out so pretty! So thank you to you & I love her site! And yours, too!

  2. Just took these out of the oven! They are everything you say they are! Lofty. Soft. Flavorful! Easy and quick! I liked this recipe because I didn’t want to bother with the topping that seems to be on most banana nut muffins. These do not need the topping. I will make these again! Thank you!

  3. Okay I’m a little late to the party, but I just found this recipe and made them. These are INCREDIBLE. They are huge, fluffy, and wonderful!!! I’m obsessed!!!

    1. You can use 1 TBS vinegar and/ or lemon juice and enough milk to make 1 cup, let sit for about 5 minutes before using.

  4. I just found your website after searching for banana nut muffins and am so glad I did. I can’t wait to try this recipe…..something is telling me I will bake them tonight! I know I am going to enjoy this site-

  5. Just made these for a Sunday morning treat. All I can say is “FANTASTIC.”
    Perfect texture and not too sweet. This recipe is a keeper.

  6. These were not good. I followed the recipe and they turned out very bland. They looked fantastic but were not good. Threw the rest away since no one would eat them ☹️.

    1. You certainly could store them in the fridge. I never do because they are usually gone within a few days. I just keep them in a ziplock or Tupperware container on the counter.

  7. Since making these I have had nothing but compliments! This recipe needs no tweeting by me. Thanks!

  8. These muffins are totally excellent! I subbed some of the all purpose flour out with a whole wheat and coconut flour mix just because I like to experiment, but this recipe needs no tweaking. Thank you for sharing!

  9. How would you adjust for a cupcake tin??? My tiny apt can only hold so many things in the kitchen!!

  10. This is a terrific recipe. I followed directions trading pecans for walnuts ( all I had on hand) and they are delicious.

  11. Although they looked amazing when they came out of the oven these muffins turned out a little too dense for my liking & they didn’t have much flavor. I followed the recipe to a “T” and they were not a hit my house 🙁 .

  12. The recipe was simple and easy to follow. I was wondering if there was something I could add for more sweetness or flavor. Mine turned out beautiful, but when I bit into it they were lacking all flavor. I was hoping to like them like the others did but I don’t.

    1. The ripeness of your bananas have a lot to do with how sweet these will be. You could add an additional 1/4 – 1/2 cup of sugar for extra sweetness.

  13. Just finished baking these and they smell so good. All the batter fit in my 6 silicone muffin cups and I was surprised they didn’t run over.

  14. I just made these, they turned out great. The only thing I did differently was adding a little dab of Nutella on top of each muffin and swirling it through
    the batter with a toothpick. My family members are chocolate lovers and this was the perfect touch, they turned out perfect.

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