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Banana Cupcakes

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Banana Cupcakes
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  • Makes: 12 servings

Add some potassium and flavor to your cupcakes by making them banana cupcakes.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening (solid vegetable)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 egg (large)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup banana (mashed)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar using an electric mixer. Add eggs and vanilla, mixing well.

3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

4. Add dry ingredients (flour mixture) and bananas to creamed mixture (the egg mixture). Mix well until combined.

5. Place paper baking cups in muffin tin or lightly coat muffin tin with cooking spray. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full of batter.

6. Bake 20-22 minutes, until golden brown. Remove cupcakes from muffin tin and place on a rack to cool.

Notes

Learn more about bananas.

Source:

Kansas Family Nutrition Program, Kids a Cookin’

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/12 of recipe (65g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 211
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 31 mg
Sodium 203 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 15 g
Added Sugars included 12 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 31 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 96 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 211
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 5 mg
Cholesterol 31 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 15 g
Added Sugars included 12 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 31 mg
Potassium 96 mg
Sodium 203 mg
Copper 44 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 10 mg
Phosphorus 46 mg
Selenium 8 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 14 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 2 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 5 mcg
Folate 53 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 28 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
1/4 cups
Grains
1 ounces

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I substituted 1/2 applesauce for the shortening and 1/2 c wheat flour for the flour. Added a dash of cinnamon.