search aussie childcare network

Apricot and Banana Muffins

  • Written by 
  • Print
Apricot and Banana Muffins Taste Of Home

These muffins with bananas and apricots are the perfect balance of tasty and nutritious. These are great for children to have as a healthy afternoon or late snack. 


  • 2 cups dried apricots, chopped small
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Apricot nectar
  • 4 Bananas, mashed
  • 2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 2 cups Self-raising flour
  • 2 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp. Margarine melted
  • 1/2 cup Reduced fat milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C and lightly grease the muffin trays.
  2. Place apricots and nectar in a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Sift flour into a large bowl. Add sugar.
  4. In a separate bowl. Combine apricots and nectar, bananas, eggs, margarine and milk
  5. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients, and mix well until just combined. Do not over-mix.
  6. Spoon mixture into lightly greased muffin trays, and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.

Helpful Tips

  • Use over-ripe bananas for a stronger flavour. When bananas get too ripe in the fruit bowl, put them in the freezer. Then simply defrost and add to recipes.
  • Freeze leftover muffins to use late snacks'.

Cooking Nook

Additional Info

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Recipe Categories: Toddler Foods, Kids Lunchbox Ideas, Kids Snacks, Kids Desserts, Kids Party Food
Created On July 3, 2023 Last modified on Monday, July 3, 2023
Child Care Documentation App

© 2009-2024 Aussie Childcare Network Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved.