Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins*

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Jorge likes bananas as much as I like sugary kid cereal, glittery eyeshadow, Sex & The City reruns and shoe sales — all combined. No seriously, that is how much he loves bananas.

When we first met, he was having a party at his apartment and he ate a banana while drinking a beer. I have no idea if he remembers this, but it firmly stuck in my mind as one of the weirdest combinations I had ever seen.

However a few weeks later, he topped the Banana & Beer special when he had his spaghetti with a side of banana. And yes, a side of banana is the correct term. He actually put the banana on the side of his plate — almost right on top of his spaghetti. And ate bites of it in-between bites of spaghetti. It was horrifying and made my eating habits seem perfectly normal.

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So it should come as no surprise, that bananas are a constant thing in our house. Usually they are always eaten before they become overripe, but since Jorge travels a lot for work, sometimes the bananas go bad (or is it go better, since you can make yummy things with them?).

Jorge got home on Friday from a work trip to South Carolina and I had a bunch of bananas that were way more brown than yellow. And that could only mean one thing, Banana Dream Cake or Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins. Since Nutella is always a winner, the muffins won this round.

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These muffins are one of my absolute favorite ways to use up overripe bananas. Obviously they are tasty (hello, banana + Nutella = match made in heaven), but they also can be whipped up in under 30 minutes from start to finish. Total win-win in my book.


Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins

Yield: 18 muffins


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 medium over-ripe bananas, mashed
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350°F. Line muffin pan with liners.

In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt until well combined. Set aside.

In large bowl, whisk together banana, sugar, brown sugar. Beat in egg, vegetable oil and vanilla extract. Slowly whisk in the flour mixture, until there are no lumps. Fold in pecans.

Fill muffin tins 3/4 full. Top each muffin with about 1 teaspoon of Nutella and use a toothpick to swirl it into the batter.

Bake muffins for 15-17 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Serve warm or store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

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158 Responses to “Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins”

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    Amanda — January 20, 2013 @ 11:24 pm

    Oh my, these are gorgeous! And I am totally in the same boat, Kevin feels exactly the same as Jorge about bananas! :P I will have to make these for him. :)

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    Averie @ Averie Cooks — January 20, 2013 @ 11:58 pm

    Jessica I love the story-telling…oh so classic and thanks for sharing! And these muffins, and recipe, beautiful!! I love Nutella and always have bananas to use. I am in love with the photo styling, too. And the images are so sharp and crystal clear – stunning! Pinning!

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    Gerry @ Foodness Gracious — January 21, 2013 @ 12:02 am

    Awesome story and you can actually buy banana beer, we used to sell it in Whole Foods!

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    Maggie @ A Bitchin' Kitchen — January 21, 2013 @ 12:18 am

    Man, I thought I ate weird combinations! I’ve never eaten a banana with my beer before…how funny!

    These look great!

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    Clem — January 21, 2013 @ 1:00 am

    I love these! I’ve been looking for the perfect nutella muffin recipe for years, and finally here it is!

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    marla — January 21, 2013 @ 6:19 am

    Such pretty, swirly and tempting muffins!

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    angela @ another bite please — January 21, 2013 @ 8:50 am

    i love recipes using over ripe bananas since i always have a couple just laying there on the counter that i refuse to pitch…and lucky for me and the family i have an open jar of nutella that i’ve been trying to avoid sticking a spoon in and eating LOL.

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    Marnely Rodriguez-Murray — January 21, 2013 @ 9:17 am

    Love his love for bananas, as I am the same. Must it be a Latin thin (assuming he is Latin?) because I love bananas on the side of my rice, beans, and fried chicken. It just balances out all the savory-ness of the meal with a hint of sweet!

    • Jessica replied: — January 21st, 2013 @ 2:32 pm

      LOL Yes he is Puerto Rican :-)

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    raquel from Florida — January 21, 2013 @ 9:54 am

    I agree with Marnely: plantains and banana are staple in latin food. Great recipe Jessica, I can;t wait to try it! Thanks!

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    Alyssa @ Kitchen Cures — January 21, 2013 @ 10:17 am

    These look delicious and so pretty. I also like that they only have 1/4 cup oil in them, that’s great!

    • Jessica replied: — January 21st, 2013 @ 2:33 pm

      Yes! The bananas keep them moist so they save some fat and calories with only needing a little oil…well then we add back in those calories with nutella. But whatever ;-)

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    Stephanie @ Girl Versus Dough — January 21, 2013 @ 10:28 am

    These are UNREAL. Almost too pretty to eat — though they’d still never stand a chance in our house. Yummy!

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    Joanne @ Fifteen Spatulas — January 21, 2013 @ 10:52 am

    Ohhhh this is a brilliant recipe. Nutella + bananas, it just sounds like the perfect match! I wish I loved bananas as much as Jorge…they’re good for you! But most of the time I’ll only eat them if they’re flambeed with sugar and rum in a good old bananas foster LOL.

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    Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) — January 21, 2013 @ 11:28 am

    These are some seriously beautiful muffins. Banana and nutella swirled together into a muffin? Brilliant!

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    Joanne — January 21, 2013 @ 1:15 pm

    I am SUPER picky about my bananas so I feel like they are constantly getting too ripe for me. This flavor combo is perfect! Way more perfect than banana+tomato sauce… :P

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    Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen — January 21, 2013 @ 1:20 pm

    Those swirls slay me!

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    Kim - Liv Life — January 21, 2013 @ 1:47 pm

    Positively perfect!!! My daughter is a huge banana fan, and these will be right up her alley. Love that there isn’t too much oil in them… and quick is a plus!!

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    Lauren — January 21, 2013 @ 3:12 pm

    that is one pretty looking muffin!

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    Amanda @ Once Upon a Recipe — January 21, 2013 @ 4:12 pm

    Bananas and Nutella – now that is a match made in heaven. And a fun way to jazz up banana muffins! I am so bad (good?) at letting bananas turn brown, so I always have some on hand for baking muffins. I’m going to throw this recipe into the rotation and see how they turn out. Plus, it might stop me from eating all of the Nutella by the spoonful straight out of the jar…

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    Karly — January 21, 2013 @ 5:48 pm

    My daughter walked in while I was reading about Jorge eating bananas and spaghetti and she shouted “What?! What’s wrong?” Apparently I looked just as horrified as I felt.

    These muffins…man. They’re gorgeous.

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    Julie @ Table for Two — January 21, 2013 @ 6:29 pm

    i really need to make these. i love any kind of muffins but nutella swirled on top is a winner!

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    Michelle — January 21, 2013 @ 7:15 pm

    These are in the oven as we speak! I made a half batch (I only had 2 ripe bananas). Can’t wait to see how they turn out! They smell amazing :)

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    Diana @ Sweet y Salado — January 21, 2013 @ 8:19 pm

    Not sure if it’s a Latin thing but I’m Colombian and we tend to put bananas on everything, even soups and stews. Here’s a funny tidbit, this morning I was craving something sweet and the first thing I grabbed was a banana and as I was looking for some peanut butter to dip it in, I came across a jar of Nutella. Then I thought “I bet this is an interesting combination”, tried it, loved it and immediately my mind started racing with all kinds of ideas on how to make it into banana bread or even muffins. You and I are on the same wavelength, my dear. =)

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    Stefanie @ Sarcastic Cooking — January 21, 2013 @ 10:18 pm

    Yuck those banana combos are so gross! These muffins however are awesome!

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    megan @ whatmegansmaking — January 22, 2013 @ 7:14 am

    OK, those banana stories seriously cracked me up! Banana and spaghetti?? Weird :) But these muffins look fabulous. I’ve still never baked with nutella, and this may be the recipe that changes that!

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    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar — January 22, 2013 @ 12:11 pm

    Waaaant! These sound absolutely lovely!

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    claire @ the realistic nutritionist — January 22, 2013 @ 1:03 pm

    Oh my gosh these are INSANE!!

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    Jess @ OnSugarMountain — January 22, 2013 @ 4:22 pm

    I love how you swirled them! They are so adorable and I bet they’re an awesome quick breakfast :D

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    Whitney @ Whitney Brooke — January 22, 2013 @ 4:42 pm

    These look phenomenal! Going straight home to make them :)

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    ErinsFoodFiles — January 22, 2013 @ 5:31 pm

    Great minds think alike regarding banana & nutella! YUM! I must make these!

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    Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking — January 22, 2013 @ 5:31 pm

    Now this is my kind of breakfast! These look amazing, Jessica!

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    Suzanne — January 22, 2013 @ 5:54 pm

    I like slightly green/barely ripe bananas, and my husband likes speckled bananas, so we rarely have spare bananas in our house. I think Imay have to get extra so I can let them ripen and make these beautiful looking muffins.

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    Megan {Country Cleaver} — January 22, 2013 @ 10:01 pm

    I was eating a banana with peanut butter and nutella yesterday and that was my only banana in the house – after one day without I’m going through withdrawls… I might “like” bananas, but Jorge totally takes the cake on this one.
    And I now need bananas, a fresh jar of nutella and these muffins.

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    Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. — January 22, 2013 @ 10:14 pm

    I don’t think I could ever eat bananas with spaghetti, but they are just so good! These muffins are perfect!

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    Caroline @ chocolate & carrots — January 23, 2013 @ 7:27 am

    Bananas are a staple in our house too. We actually have a banana smoothie with chocolate chips for dessert most nights. Mmm! I hope your trip to Charleston was awesome! :D

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    Tina | My Life as a Mrs — January 23, 2013 @ 10:40 am

    oh my gosh – those looks SO good! What a pretty swirl! & our hubby’s have yet another thing in common… shocker ;) lol

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    Katie — January 23, 2013 @ 2:06 pm

    yes, please! I love the idea of adding nutella to just about anything! :0

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    Joy @ Baking-Joy — January 23, 2013 @ 4:54 pm

    These muffins look delicious! Banana + nutella = heaven :-)

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    Jorge Segarra — January 23, 2013 @ 8:15 pm

    I love reading some of your reactions to my banana-eating habits (so far, favorite is Karly’s).

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    Rosie @ Blueberry Kitchen — January 25, 2013 @ 10:33 am

    Ah these look absolutely delicious, love the banana-nutella combination!

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    christa — January 28, 2013 @ 6:53 pm

    I had several banana’s that were in the process of becoming overripe and knew i wouldn’t be able to eat them all before that happened. I looked on Pintrest for an interesting recipe to use that WASN”T banana bread…..that is always what i make and wanted something different….plus I always end up with too much banana bread….i know how can you make too much banana bread….but i love to bake so i wanted to try something and i had all the ingredients. I am super excited to try these….they are in the oven baking right now!!!! Thanks so much!!!!

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    Natalie F. — January 31, 2013 @ 4:08 pm

    I made these and they were soooo delicious!! They were gone within minutes at my office:)

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    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust — February 8, 2013 @ 9:40 am

    Those are fabulous! SO pretty. I love the combo of banana and nutella!

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    Sanjeeta kk — February 9, 2013 @ 11:34 am

    What gorgeous muffins…love those swirls. Think ‘g’ got busy gorging on the muffins from the sugar…(1/2 cup granulated suar…)

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    Marcie@FlavortheMoments — February 14, 2013 @ 7:32 pm

    Just found your site today and boy am I thrilled! I guess there’s someone that loves bananas more than me. I do have at least one a day. I’ve never had Nutella before, if you can believe that, however. That’s about to change because these muffins look SO good. I’m gonna try it!

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    Julie — February 21, 2013 @ 6:56 pm

    Just ate my first one. So good! I left out the pecans because of an allergy, but this recipe is a keeper.

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    Kena — February 23, 2013 @ 5:47 pm

    SO GOOD!!!! “DELICHUS” my family love them!! I already made them twice this week!!!

    Becoming a fan from your bolg!

    Thnks again, greetings from Mexico :D

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    ilse — February 25, 2013 @ 10:27 pm

    did u want to mean granulated sugar?

    • Jessica replied: — February 25th, 2013 @ 10:30 pm

      Yes! Sorry spell check didn’t catch “suar” for some reason!

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    ilse — February 25, 2013 @ 10:32 pm

    tanks I am from mexico and i dont wan to make mistekes, tomorrow will try the recipe :)

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    FoxyMaven — February 27, 2013 @ 5:21 pm

    Hey girl! This recipe is to die for! I just made it but used a loaf pan instead of cupcakes. Needless to say, the cooking time needed to be upped. I cooked it for almost 40 minutes before pulling it out of the oven and it was still pretty gooey after I cut into it. Any suggestions? After 30 minutes it was a little more brown on top so I lowered the temp to 325* …. Still delicious, gooey and all! Thanks for the amazing recipe and I hope to try out more from your site :)

    • Jessica replied: — March 4th, 2013 @ 1:17 pm

      I really don’t have any suggestions since I only make it into muffins. Maybe you could keep the temp at 325 the whole time?

      Glad it still tasted good!! :)

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    Hope @ Hanna Bananas Boutique — March 3, 2013 @ 12:12 pm

    I just made these and I love them!! Will be making them again for sure!!! They are a huge hit!

    • Jessica replied: — March 4th, 2013 @ 1:16 pm

      Yay!! So glad to hear it! :)

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    Vincenzo — March 5, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

    My partner and I just baked these– OMG I am in HEAVEN. So many calories though :p :p :p Time for a run!

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    nahoko — March 12, 2013 @ 6:58 am

    amazing recipe!!!
    I baked and they were all gone immediately!
    My family fell in love with the muffins!
    I definitely will bake them again soon! maybe tomorrow!
    Thank you!!

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    Kate — March 12, 2013 @ 10:34 pm

    These are so pretty! I’m always looking for recipes for “breakfast on the go” and this will definitely be the next one I try! Do you think whole wheat flour could be used? We are trying to use up a bag. Thanks!

    • Jessica replied: — March 12th, 2013 @ 10:44 pm

      Two people mentioned that they did half regular flour and half whole wheat flour and they were tasty! So yes, try half & half first! :)

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    Aubrey — March 20, 2013 @ 1:32 am

    I found myself with some ripe bananas and tried this recipe…my boys LOVED these!

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    Michelle — March 20, 2013 @ 7:59 pm

    I made these today! Incredible! The smell while baking was mouthwatering! So worth making and will do so again! I did make them as mini’s instead of full size and it made about 52 muffins. Great idea!

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    Eleonora — March 22, 2013 @ 6:10 am

    Ooook they look great and I just can’t wait to bake them.
    Only one problem: I’m Italian, we don’t measure in cups put in kgs… How big is you cup? :)
    What I mean is: to how many grams corresponds one cup?
    Grazie, ciao!

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    MEGan Go — March 22, 2013 @ 9:15 am

    hi, what if i opt not to put nuts? would tht be okay?

    • Jessica replied: — March 27th, 2013 @ 11:02 am

      Yup, nuts are optional!

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    Linda — March 24, 2013 @ 4:24 pm

    I have made these twice now- and they are ahhhhhhmazing, but I’m having trouble swirling the Nutella in the batter. The Nutella is wayyyy thicker than the batter and it doesn’t blend for me at all( of course I don’t mind when I bite into them and I get the big glob of Nutella:)) I tried mixing a bit of the batter in with the Nutella to make it thinner, but I guess I didn’t add enough. I was afraid of taking too much banana batter away. Can anyone help?

    • Jessica replied: — March 27th, 2013 @ 11:06 am

      Try putting your nutella in the microwave for a few seconds and stirring it really well. It should thin it out! Mine wasn’t too thick and I was able to move it around. However, sometimes you get a jar that is harder to move…so I just pop it into the microwave for about 20 seconds! :-)

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    Nikki Levene — March 25, 2013 @ 10:33 am

    I made these muffins yesterday and OMG they are glorious!! I’ve had to smack hands constantly so they weren’t all gone before I could take one to work today. Ha! I mentioned you on my blog post about these. This is definitely a new favorite!!!

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    Shraha — March 27, 2013 @ 12:51 pm

    Awesome!! Added a bit of cinnamon and traded out 1 cup of white flour for whole wheat. Still delish. ;-)

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    Jessica — March 30, 2013 @ 12:43 pm

    I made these with Jules Gluten free flour (my 3 kids and I have Celiac) and they were heavenly! My kids loved them as a afterschool snack, thank you for the recipe!

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    Michelle — April 2, 2013 @ 5:23 am

    Just made these as an alternative to my usual banana bread. They’re delicious and I love that there’s no butter. I cheated a bit on the oil and nutella too and they’re great :) Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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    Carole — April 7, 2013 @ 5:26 pm

    J’ai fait ces muffins cet après midi et waouhhhhh, ils sont délicieux!!! Même pour moi qui ne suis pas très fan de banane! J’ai remplacé l’huile par du beurre fondu et j’ai éliminé les pecan (car allergies….) mais même comme ça, ils sont vraiment fabuleux!!! Merci pour cette super idée!
    I made these muffins this afternoon and waouhhhhh, they’re delicious!!! Even for me who’s not very found of banana! I replaced oil with melted butter and eliminated pecan (because of allergies…) but even this way, they’re really fabulous!!! Thank you for this super idea!

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    I’ll be grateful if you continue this in future. Many people will be benefited from your writing.

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    Shannon @ Pretty Plain Janes — April 18, 2013 @ 10:14 am

    Just made these and I’m ashamed to admit, devoured not one but TWO. Sooooo good! ;)

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    Erika — April 18, 2013 @ 11:44 pm

    Wow, these were amazing! I’m trying to cut down on wheat and sugar, substituted 1/2 almond flour and upped the baking powder and soda a teeny bit, and also substituted the brown sugar for slightly less agave syrup…delicious. Thanks for the recipe!

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    Laura — April 26, 2013 @ 9:16 pm

    They are awesome and so good. I made them twice already. But just a tip put the nutella in the microwave for 10 to 20 secs so it is runny and easier to swirl into the muffins.

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    YES ~~ tried them and loved them. very easy and I used coconut oil for the shortening and added 1/2 cup or organic coconut… Delightful ~~

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    tillie — May 15, 2013 @ 9:02 pm

    does anyone know a rough calorie count per muffin thanks..

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    I wonder if you can do the same with peanut butter?

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    Blue gal — June 4, 2013 @ 11:42 pm


    If I decide to put these in mini muffin tins, would the baking temperature and baking time need to be altered?

    Thank you.
    Blue gal

    • Jessica replied: — June 5th, 2013 @ 4:24 pm

      The temperature would stay the same, however your baking time would be less. I would start checking them around the 8 minute mark.

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    Hayley — June 19, 2013 @ 12:13 pm

    These look absolutely amazing. I think they are the perfect muffins to make for my birthday next week! Have you or Jorge tried the banana bread beer? It’s made by Wells, a brewery in the UK. It’s distributed here–I’ve seen it at places like Whole Foods and Safeway. I bet he would love it! :)

    • Jessica replied: — June 19th, 2013 @ 12:14 pm

      I have not seen that before, but I am definitely going to have to keep an eye out for it now!

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    Mary — June 20, 2013 @ 1:19 pm

    Just made these – I probably used too much Nutella (oh, well!). I only used 1 tsp vanilla extract because that’s all I had, and I didn’t use pecans. They’re DELICIOUS and look fantastic! Also – I was having trouble swirling in the Nutella, so I warmed it up for about 6 sec. in the microwave and it was way easier. THANK YOU for this recipe!

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    Kate — June 26, 2013 @ 7:16 am

    Im going to make these right away!!
    Nutella and bananas are my favourite combo and i love how quick they will be to make. Saving time not having to mix together butter and sugar is always something i look out for!
    Great Recipe and beautiful pictures

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    Blue123 — July 30, 2013 @ 11:51 am

    Hi, can I halve the recipe and put these in mini-muffin pans? Would it still work? Also, I’ve noticed some bakers adding greek yogurt to keep the muffins moist – do you think that’s needed for this recipe, or the bananas are sufficient? thank you!!

    • Jessica replied: — July 31st, 2013 @ 12:17 pm

      Yes you can make them as minis! I would not add greek yogurt, they are already perfectly moist!

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    Blue123 — July 31, 2013 @ 9:50 pm

    Perfect. I’m going to
    Make them tomorrow! Do you think I could add a little bit of nutella in the middle of each muffin cup as a layer? I love nutella and it seem just doing the swirl doesn’t have the nutella seep through to all layers of the muffin? So I thought of adding a little blob in between layers of the batter. Do you think it could work?

    • Jessica replied: — August 6th, 2013 @ 1:10 pm

      I dont see why not! But if you are making them mini, I think a scoop of Nutella on top will be plenty. ;-)

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    Erin — August 12, 2013 @ 11:49 pm

    Amazing! Everyone that tried mine, loooooves them!

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    Banana pecan muffins with a nutella swirl (or, I am not a food photographer) | a Different Brand of Crazy — August 15, 2013 @ 11:53 pm

    […] (or in many cases more than a few) and making something delicious. I have wanted to make these muffins for a while now. But I didn’t have any eggs. But today, I got paid, I went grocery shopping […]

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    Banana pecan muffins with a nutella swirl -or- I am not a food photographer | a Different Brand of Crazy — August 16, 2013 @ 1:37 pm

    […] (or in many cases more than a few) and making something delicious. I have wanted to make these muffins for a while now. But I didn’t have any eggs. But today, I got paid, I went grocery shopping […]

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    Gayathri — August 20, 2013 @ 9:41 am

    Hi Jessica,

    This is my first time on your site. Since I cant have eggs, I made these eggless. They turned out so well. My son loved it. Thank you for sharing the recipe

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    Weekend Cooking | O nuit — August 26, 2013 @ 12:45 am

    […] weekend’s baking was edible but not fantastic (although I did write down the nutella banana muffin recipe for my recipe […]

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    Claudia Esquivel — September 10, 2013 @ 11:49 pm

    AMAZING!!! Did exactly the same recipe and got AMAAAAAZING results!!! Ssssso yummay!!!! :)
    Link to my picture in instagram DELICIOSO!!

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    The Novice Chef » Pumpkin Nutella Swirl Muffins — September 19, 2013 @ 11:48 pm

    […] this year. For starters, these Pumpkin Nutella Swirl Muffins. They are based on the now infamous Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins, but a few things are switched up for the […]

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    Banana cupcakes with Nutella swirl, and using butter v. oil in cake. | Two Red Bowls — October 3, 2013 @ 7:55 am

    […] with Nutella swirl.  (And then obviously realized I’d seen it elsewhere, like here, and here.  I’m pretty sure this happens every single time I think I’m being […]

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    Nutella Chocolate Banana Swirls | Julia & Julla — October 18, 2013 @ 1:19 am

    […] saw this blog post on the Novice Chef, and I tried it […]

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    MUFFINS ΜΕ ΜΠΑΝΆΝΑ ΚΑΙ NUTELLA | becreativemom — November 7, 2013 @ 6:52 am

    […] Συνταγή από το The Novice Chef […]

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    The Novice Chef » Banana Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes — November 11, 2013 @ 3:39 pm

    […] I know, those two over ripe bananas I have sitting on the counter! Sure I was going to make those Nutella Swirl Muffins, but hey — as I already told you — every Sunday should start with […]

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    Andrea — December 2, 2013 @ 11:39 pm

    Hi, Will it be possible to replace the vegetable oil with butter instead?


    • Jessica replied: — December 4th, 2013 @ 4:10 pm

      I have not tried it with butter, I always make these muffins with oil. Sorry I don’t have an answer for you!

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    Victoria — December 6, 2013 @ 1:41 pm

    I made these last night and they were SO good! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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    Weekend Cooking | Pickled Peas — December 13, 2013 @ 1:44 am

    […] weekend’s baking was edible but not fantastic (although I did write down the nutella banana muffin recipe for my recipe […]

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    The Novice Chef » Top 10 Recipes of 2013! — December 30, 2013 @ 11:55 am

    […] Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins —  These muffins are one of my absolute favorite ways to use up overripe bananas. Obviously they are tasty (hello, banana + Nutella = match made in heaven), but they also can be whipped up in under 30 minutes from start to finish. Total win-win in my book. […]

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    Michele — January 14, 2014 @ 10:24 pm

    For the question about subing butter for the oil.. I used 6Tbls. melted and cooled to room temp butter. Flavor was great. I also always use almond extract with the vanilla in my baking recipes.

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    Whole Wheat Peanut Butter and Banana Nutella Swirl Muffins | Tracey's Culinary Adventures — January 21, 2014 @ 5:56 pm

    […] whipping up these amazing Peanut Butter and Banana Nutella Swirl Muffins. I’d seen them on Jessica’s blog a few months ago and made a mental note that they had to happen the next time we had brown bananas […]

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    nanatella muffins | blissful bites — January 23, 2014 @ 8:12 pm

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    Sprinkle and Scoop | Banana Nutella Muffins « Sprinkle and Scoop — February 1, 2014 @ 11:57 pm

    […] Preheat oven to 350.  Line muffin pan with liners or nonstick spray. In medium bowl whisk together flours, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, allspice, and salt until well combined.In large bowl smash up your peeled bananas with a fork then whisk together with sugar, brown sugar, egg, applesauce and vanilla.  Slowly stir in flour mixture until there are no lumps.Fill muffin tins 3/4 full then top each muffin with about 1 tsp nutella and use a toothpick to swirl it into the batter. Bake for 15-17 min, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of one comes out clean.  Delicious warm from the oven!  Store the rest in an airtight container. Nutritional facts: 138 calories, 2 g fat, 17 g sugar, 9 g sodium, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.  Based on 18 muffins. Recipe adapted from The Novice Chef […]

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    In Which I Bake Muffins | Wander & Whine — February 14, 2014 @ 9:18 am

    […] I’ve wanted to try: Vegan Blueberry Banana Muffins and Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins from The Novice Chef. I halved these recipes to yield six muffins […]

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    Wendy — March 7, 2014 @ 9:52 am

    Just made these. Substituted cocunut oil for veggie oil. And a few other tweaks since I’m a tweaker. Turned out amazingly well. Thank!

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    Lauren — March 10, 2014 @ 7:15 pm

    I found the link to this recipe from Pinterest. Made them tonight and they were amazing! My husband enjoyed them too. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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    Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins | Bananas for Baking — April 23, 2014 @ 1:01 pm

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    Banana & Nutella Muffins | Heaven on a Spoon — May 5, 2014 @ 12:50 pm

    […] from The Novice Chef, I replaced the white sugar with dark muscovado and added some whole wheat flour which made my […]

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    Nutella-Swirled Banana Bread Muffins | Not Your Average College Food — May 18, 2014 @ 10:12 am

    […] adapted from The Novice Chef […]

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    10 ways to get even more nutella in your mouth - KarryOn - KarryOn — May 19, 2014 @ 10:43 pm

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    anna — May 21, 2014 @ 9:50 pm

    I just made these and they are delicious.
    Will make again. Thanks for the recipe

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    El paraíso comestible | 25 formas de comer Nutella - T.T — May 29, 2014 @ 6:51 pm

    […] la brillante idea de compartir 25 recetas diferentes donde el ingrediente principal es la Nutella. 1. Muffins de Nutella con plátano.2. Muffins de Nutella con queso Mascarpone. 3. Pie crujiente con helado de Nutella. 4. Tocino […]

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    […] The recipe has been slightly adapted from The Novice Chef. […]

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    Nutella-swirl Banana Muffins | bakedbymax — June 15, 2014 @ 10:30 am

    […] used The Novice Chef’s recipe, and was pleased with the results. The muffins were so moist and packed with yummy banana muffin, […]

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    Love,Desserts — June 21, 2014 @ 1:04 pm

    I made these yesterday, they came out a bit dry, dunno if it’s because i didn’t use over-ripe bananas. They were tasty though.

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    Chocolate Chip Banana Layer Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting | TidyMom — July 14, 2014 @ 6:01 am

    […] Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins […]

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    Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins | The Whole bag of Chips — July 19, 2014 @ 12:49 pm

    […] that to the fact that I love Nutella, and they do too, and that makes this muffin recipe from The Novice Chef absolutely perfect. A friend of mine posted it online and tagged me in the […]

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    Banana Nutella Muffins Recipe | Eggless Cooking — July 21, 2014 @ 7:27 am

    […] and Nutella and I’m not complaining about that at all! Thanks to Jessica for this amazing recipe. I just tweaked it a little to make it egg […]

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    Banana Nutella muffins, or how I’m finally settled in Vancouver | Sugar Happy — August 15, 2014 @ 6:27 pm

    […] My partner started his new job today, and it’s given me time to do my first lot of baking in Canada! I decided on delicious banana Nutella muffins, because who doesn’t love a good sweet helping of banana nutellery goodness? I adapted the recipe from The Novice Baker, and you can find her original here. […]

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    Nutella Banana Muffins | Glimpse Of Pink — September 17, 2014 @ 1:32 pm

    […] Here is where the recipe came from… […]

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    Hoy es el Día Mundial de la Nutella y aquí hay 25 formas diferentes de comerla - T.T — February 5, 2015 @ 4:51 pm

    […] para realizarlas, son bastante sencillas. Ya sabes qué hacer cuando te entre el munchies…1. Muffins de Nutella con plátano.2. Muffins de Nutella con queso Mascarpone. 3. Pie crujiente con helado de Nutella. 4. Tocino […]

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    El — February 5, 2015 @ 5:16 pm

    Once baked, how long do these last in an airtight container? Reason I’m asking is that I’m planning on sending these overseas.

    • Jessica replied: — February 9th, 2015 @ 4:25 pm

      Sadly I don’t think these would hold up well for that long of a journey. We usually try to eat them in the first few days so they still taste fresh.

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    News Flux » 50 Ways To Get Even More Nutella In Your Mouth — February 6, 2015 @ 11:59 pm

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    #5: Nutella Coffee with Whipped Cream | My Adventures in Cooking — February 21, 2015 @ 6:45 pm

    […] I can’t believe I missed World Nutella Day on Thursday! So, in honor of the heavenly chocolate hazelnut spread, I decided to make Nutella Coffee with Whipped Cream and Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins. […]

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    Banana Nut Nutella Swirl Muffins | lifeafterthedegree — February 22, 2015 @ 11:20 pm

    […] recipe I used was modified from The Novice Chef Blog. Granted, I did not change it much because it’s a great recipe. I only had two overripe […]

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    World Nutella Day - Le Nuove Mamme — March 17, 2015 @ 7:57 am

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