Banana muffins

  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cups spelt flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 ¾ cups mashed bananas (two large or three small)
  • ¼ cup buttermilk or yogurt
  • Optional : chocolate chips, shredded coconut, spices that bring joy
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until very light and creamy.  Beat in the egg.
  3. In a smaller bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and sea salt (and spices if used).
  4. In a third bowl. combine  bananas and buttermilk, stirring just enough to mix.
  5. Add dry ingredients alternately with banana mixture to butter mixture, stirring just enough to combine. Add chocolate chips and coconut if using them.
  6. Pour into paper lined or greased muffin tins.
  7. Bake 25 to 28 minutes, or until done.
  8. Cool on a rack.