Banana Cupcake

Banana and cinnamon: let the aroma spread through your house!


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


Servings: 30

Preparation time: 45 minutes



5 ripe bananas

1 apple, peeled and diced

½ cup chopped walnuts (or Brazilian nuts)

½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional)

3 eggs

½ cup vegetable oil

2 cups sugar

2 ½ cups plain bread crumbs

1 tbs. baking powder

1 teaspoon cinnamon

cinnamon and sugar for dusting



1 – In a bowl, mix apple, 1 diced banana, walnuts and chocolate chips.

2 – Add cinnamon and set aside.

3 – In the blender, mix eggs, oil and 4 bananas until mixture is creamy.

4 – Pour mixture in a bowl and add sugar, bread crumbs and baking powder, mixing well.

5 – Add fruits and chocolate chips.

6 – Place the batter into the cupcake pan, filling it to 2/3.

7 – In preheated oven, bake at 350°F for about 20 minutes.

8 – After bake, dust with sugar and cinnamon on top.



  • Add raisins or other dried fruits into the batter.
  • For a healthier recipe, replace ½ cup of bread crumbs for the same amount of oat or flaxseed flour.
  • You can also use brown sugar.
  • To bake a cake instead of cupcakes: on step 6, place the batter into a pan greased and dusted with sugar and cinnamon. Step 7: bake at 350°F for about 35 minutes.


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