Zero Waste Banana Peel Muffins Recipe

A surprising twist on a traditional banana bread recipe. This one not only uses the banana, but also the skins giving a zero-waste alternative to getting your banana bread fix!

Preparation Time

5 minutes

Cooking Time

20 minutes


9 Muffins


Blender, Mixing Bowl, Measuring Spoons, Weighing Scales, Muffin Tins


3 Medium very ripe bananas and their washed peel

85g Light muscovado sugar

60ml Coconut oil, melted and then allowed to cool slightly

60ml Milk of choice

1 tsp Vanilla extract

300g Plain white flour

1 tsp Cinnamon

1 tsp Baking powder

½ tsp Salt

60g Walnuts, chopped

60g Dairy free chocolate chips


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 175°C.

Step 2

Place your bananas and their skins into a blender cup and blend until you get a smooth mixture.

Add this and the sugar, coconut oil, milk to a mixing bowl and combine.

Step 3

In a separate bowl combine the flour, cinnamon, baking powder and salt

Step 4

Once combined, add these ingredients to the banana mixture and stir until it just comes together (try not to overmix).

Step 5

Fold in the walnuts and the chocolate chips.

Step 6

Grease a muffin tray (or use muffin cases) and divide the mixture evenly into 9.

Step 37

Place in a pre-heated oven for 20 mins or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the centre.