Banana Bread Cupcakes

Banana Bread Cupcakes

Recipe by Horlicks

Makes 12 Cupcakes  

Prep time

1 hour Cooking time 20 minutes


  • 4 ripe bananas
  • 200g self raising flour
  • 100g golden caster sugar
  • 75g unsalted butter
  • 60g chopped pecans
  • 50g Horlicks Instant
  • 2 large eggs
  • 100ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 170°C.
  2. Mash the bananas, vanilla, cinnamon and maple syrup in a bowl and keep to one side.
  3. In a different bowl, mix together the Horlicks Instant, flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and pecans (keeping a few back to top the muffins).
  4. In another bowl, cream together the soft butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add the eggs one at a time to the creamed butter with a spoonful of flour mix and beat until smooth.
  6. Add the remaining flour and then add the banana mix.
  7. Mix together until it forms a smooth batter. Line a muffin tin with cupcake cases and spoon in the batter. Sprinkle with the remaining broken pecans.
  8. Cook for 20 minutes, remove from the oven and leave to cool on a wire rack.

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