Banana Muffin drizzled with icing next to a spoon of icing and streusel crumbles on a round white plate with a glass of milk and the muffin pan behind all on a white surface

Banana Muffins with Streusel and Icing

Use overripe bananas to make delicious muffins with a brown sugar streusel and vanilla icing on top for an easy sweet breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword banana, icing, muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 198kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch




  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 bananas mashed
  • 1/3 cup applesauce


  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tbsp butter softened

Vanilla Icing

  • 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp milk


  • Preheat the oven to 375F and line a muffin pan
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon
  • In another mixing bowl, combine the egg, brown sugar, vanilla extract, mashed bananas, and applesauce
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and gently stir until fully combined, without mixing more than necessary
  • Use a cookie scoop or a spoon to fill each muffin cup about 2/3 full
  • In a small mixing bowl, prepare the streusel by combining the brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon
  • Use a pastry blender to cut in the butter
  • Sprinkle the streusel over the muffins then bake for 20-25 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Meanwhile, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract to make the icing
  • Once the muffins have cooked and cooled slightly, drizzle with the vanilla icing


Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1.1mg