Indulge in the sweet and moist goodness of these banana cupcakes! These cupcakes are the perfect treat for any occasion, whether it’s a birthday celebration or a simple dessert after dinner. The combination of ripe bananas and warm spices creates a flavor that is sure to impress your taste buds. Plus, they are easy to make and can be enjoyed by the whole family.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes | Serves: 12 cupcakes


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together mashed bananas, sugar, brown sugar, vegetable oil, egg, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Do not overmix.
  5. Spoon the batter into the cupcake liners, filling each about 2/3 full.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Remove from the oven and let the cupcakes cool in the tin for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Enjoy your delicious banana cupcakes!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 200 || Carbohydrates: 36g || Fat: 6g || Protein: 2g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The use of ripe bananas adds natural sweetness and moisture to the cupcakes.
  2. The warm spices enhance the flavor profile and make these cupcakes incredibly delicious.
  3. They are easy to make and perfect for any occasion.
  4. These cupcakes can be enjoyed by all, including kids and adults alike.
  5. They can be customized with add-ins like chocolate chips or nuts for extra texture and flavor.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter, as it can result in dense and tough cupcakes.
  2. Make sure to not overbake the cupcakes, as they can dry out if left in the oven for too long.
  3. Use ripe bananas for the best flavor and sweetness; overly ripe bananas can make the cupcakes too mushy.
  4. Do not skip lining the muffin tin with cupcake liners, as it prevents the cupcakes from sticking.
  5. Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature for even mixing and baking.

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