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Banana Split Muffins

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These banana split mufins perfectly blend the flavor of bananas with coconut for a very flavorful and rich muffin recipe that is yummylicious with dollops of health benefits. Baked with walnuts and sugar, these banana and coconut muffins are perfect for the summer and a real treat for everyone!
Ingredients
  Egg whites 2
  Flaked coconut 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Biscuit mix 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Banana 1⁄2
  Maraschino cherries 12
  Walnut halves 12
Directions

In a small bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
Gradually add 1/3 cup (75 mL) sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.
Fold in coconut and set aside.
In a large bowl, mix together biscuit mix and 1/4 cup (50 mL) sugar.
In another bowl, combine milk, shortening and egg yolks.
Add this mixture all at once to dry ingredients.
Stir just until moistened.
Spoon 1 1/2 tbsp (20 mL) batter into the bottom of each prepared cup.
Place a banana cube, cherry half and walnut half on top of batter.
Cover with 1 tbsp (15 mL) more batter.
Spoon 1 1/2 tbsp (20 mL) meringue mixture on each muffin.
Top with remaining cherries.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday

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