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Cream Cheese Banana Muffins

These soft and moist cream cheese banana muffins are made with ripe bananas and topped off with a delicious dollop of perfectly sweetened cream cheese. The ultimate breakfast, dessert, or snack option!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time17 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 356kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 bananas ripe
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup melted butter unsalted
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners and set aside.
  • Using a fork, mash the three ripe bananas. Add the vegetable oil, egg, vanilla extract, white sugar, brown sugar, and melted butter. Mix well.
  • Add the all-purpose flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix until well combined but do not over mix.
  • Fill the cupcake liners 3/4's of the way full with the muffin batter. Set aside. This should give you 8-9 jumbo muffins.
  • In a bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, 1 tsp of flour, and 2 tbsp of sugar. Mix until well combined.
  • Add about 1 tbsp of the cream cheese mixture to the center of each cupcake liner. Bake for 17 minutes.


  • Do not over mix the muffin batter. 
  • Do not overbake the muffins. 
  • Use softened cream cheese.


Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 301mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 426IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg