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Nutella Filled Banana Muffins

Servings 12 muffins
Author נטלי


For the muffins:

  • 1 large egg
  • 3 large ripe banana mashed
  • 150 grams (3/4 cup) sugar
  • 80 ml. (1/3 cup) vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 35 grams (1/3 cup) almond meal
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda

For the filling:

  • 100-150 grams (3-4 heaping tablespoons) of Nutella

For decoration:

  • 100 grams broken natural peeled hazelnuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 180c degrees and arrange paper crowns in a muffins pan.
  2. In a large bowl, place egg, mashed bananas, sugar, oil, vanilla and salt and whisk until a uniform mixture is obtained.
  3. Add flour, almond meal, baking powder, baking soda and whisk only until combined.
  4. Fill the cups up to 1/2 of their height.
  5. In the center of each muffin, put about 1/2 teaspoon Nutella.
  6. Fill with the remaining batter up their rim.
  7. Sprinkle generously with broken hazelnuts at the top.
  8. Bake the muffins for 15-20 minutes or until the muffins are golden and set to the touch.
  9. Cool at room temperature and serve.

Recipe Notes

  • The muffins are at their best on the day of preparation, but they can be kept in the refrigerator for a week.
  • It is recommended to serve the muffins at room temperature so they are in the best texture.
  • Instead of Nutella you can use any other spread you like in the same quantity.
  • Instead of hazelnuts, you can use any other type of nuts you like.
  • You can freeze the muffins in a sealed bag for up to a month.