Chai spiced banana muffins

Total Time 1 hour
Course Snack
Servings 10


  • ¾ cup wholemeal plain flour 115g
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 banana
  • 1 Egg
  • 30 mL reduced fat milk
  • 30 mL Drizzle extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup 130g raw sweet potato


  • Preheat a conventional oven to 180°C
  • Line or grease 10 muffin holes in a 12-hole muffin tray
  • Clean whole sweet potato and grate (no need to remove the skin)
  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, oats, baking powder and the spices
  • In a separate bowl, mash the banana and mix with the egg, milk and olive oil. When combined, add the grated sweet potato, and stir until mixed through and a thick batter has formed
  • Add the dry ingredients into the banana and sweet potato batter and stir until well combined and no flour is visible
  • Divide the batter into the muffin liners evenly
  • Place in the preheated oven and bake for 35 minutes, or until the muffins are beginning to brown on top and they are cooked through when pierced with a skewer
  • Remove from the oven and place the muffins on wire rack to cool


Calories: 102kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 8gFat: 4gSodium: 108mgFiber: 3gCalcium: 37mg
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