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Lowfat Banana Crumb Muffins on a yellow and blue cloth with bananas in the background.

Low-Fat Banana Crumb Muffins

Applesauce replaces the oil in these delicious Low-Fat Banana Crumb Muffins. They are moist and rich with banana flavor and a cinnamon crumb topping.
Course Breakfast, Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword Breakfast, banana muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 175kcal
Author Elise Donovan



  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease 10 muffin cups or line with muffin paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix together 1 1/2 cups flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, beat together bananas, sugar, egg and applesauce. Stir the banana mixture into the flour mixture until just moistened. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
  • In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, 2 tablespoons. flour and cinnamon. Cut in 1 tablespoon butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Sprinkle topping over muffins.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center of a muffin comes out clean.


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 173mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg