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Banana Muffins

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This recipe for banana muffins comes from the same Thomas Keller cookbook, Bouchon Bakery, that I’ve been making a lot of baked goods from. The recipe is pretty exact but not very difficult and if you follow it step by step, you will be sure to have great results.

Keller suggests resting the batter overnight. This allows the flour to hydrate, or absorb the liquid which results in an extra moist muffin. This is also a great idea because you can make the batter the night before and it will be ready to pop in the oven in the morning.
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Banana Muffins with Peanut Butter and Jelly Filled Center


Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have a few great classic combinations, one of my favorites being bananas. Combining these flavors into muffin form seemed like a great idea so I made the mix for banana muffins and filled each with a scoop of peanut butter and strawberry jam. The result was moist and flavorful banana muffins with an unexpected twist.


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