Baking, Desserts, Vegetarian

Banana and Pumpkin Seed Muffins

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Total time: 40 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 12 people

Banana and Pumpkin Seed Muffins

TIP: An ice cream scoop is the perfect tool to add batter into muffin tin.


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Eggs

Recipe tags


  • 2 ripe bananas, peeled
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 100ml sunflower oil
  • 200g dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 125g whole whole meal flour
  • 125g plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 25g pumpkin seeds

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 190°C/Fan 175°C. Grease Ninja Foodi Zerostick 12 Cup Muffin Tin.

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, add the bananas and with a fork, mash. Add eggs, oil, sugar and vanilla extract and mix to combine.

  • Step 3

    Add whole meal flour, plain flour, baking powder and mixed spice and mix until well combined.

  • Step 4

    Spoon the batter into the greased muffin tin. The tin should be nearly filled with batter. Sprinkle pumpkin seeds on top of each muffin.

  • Step 5

    Transfer muffins to oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Cooking is complete when the muffins are golden brown and when a cocktail stick is inserted into centre of a muffin and comes out clean.

  • Step 6

    Allow muffins to cool in muffin tin for 5 minutes. Then using a non-stick palette knife, ease around the edges of muffins to help to remove from muffin tin then transfer to a wire rack to completely cool.

  • Step 7

    Serve warm or cold.