Hummingbird Cake Muffins

Hummingbird Cake Muffins - only 132 calories each!
Hummingbird Cake Muffins – only 132 calories each!

Hummingbird Cake combines banana, pineapple and spices into a beautifully moist and flavorful cake which originates down South.

I made these beautiful little muffins with a lightened up version of a Hummingbird Cake recipe and they are amazing!

Ingredients | 

  • 2 cups of flour (I used oat flour which you can either purchase or make with 2 cups of instant oats food processed to a fine powder)
  •  2/3 cups of sweetener (like stevia powder) which I used for a low sugar version this time or 1/3 cup of sweetener + sugar blend (like stevia and sugar blend)
  • 1 and 1/4 teaspoons of baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of pineapple pieces or chunks, well drained and divided
  • 1/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon of unsweetened flaked coconut, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup of lowfat buttermilk or lowfat milk
  • 2 teaspoons of oil (I used coconut)
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons of slivered almonds, divided
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar

Instructions |

Preheat oven to 350.

Spray muffin pan cups with non-stick cooking spray.

In a bowl, combine oat flour, sweetener, baking powder and salt.

In a blender, combine 1 cup of pineapple with banana, flaked coconut, milk, egg, vanilla, oil, and vanilla.

Add blended ingredients to dry and combine well. Fold in 2 tablespoons of slivered almonds.

Divide batter evenly between 12 muffin cups.

In food processor or blender, pulse remaining 1/2 cup of pineapple, brown sugar and remaining tablespoon of almonds. Just a few pulses to get a chunky mixture.

Sprinkle a bit of the mixture over each muffin. Sprinkle a few pinches of remaining 1 tablespoon of coconut over each muffin.

Bake in oven for about 25-30 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center of one muffin comes out clean. Allow to cool before serving.


Nutrition Facts | Makes 12 servings

132 calories, 4g of fat, 20.5g carbs, 2.4g fiber, 3.6g protein

3 Weight Watchers PointsPlus per serving

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Hummingbird Cake Muffins

  1. Made these this morning, noticed the milk was missing from the directions area. Guessing went with wet ingredients 🙂 looking forward to results! Baking now!

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