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Converting banana bread into banana muffins ... what do I need to change?

LulusMom Apr 14, 2013 04:36 AM

I have a banana bread recipe that I'd like to change into muffins for easier portability in lunchboxes. It is supposed to be baked in a loaf tin for 1 hour 5 minutes (kind of weird timing) at 350 degrees. Anyone know an easy conversion for this kind of thing? Thanks very much in advance for any help you can give me.

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  1. LulusMom RE: LulusMom Apr 14, 2013 04:38 AM

    Well, all it took was a quick look on this site (which, obviously, I should have done first) to find the answer: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/543273

    hoping that someday this is helpful to someone else!

    1. eLizard RE: LulusMom Apr 17, 2013 08:28 AM

      bake time.....

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        LulusMom RE: eLizard Apr 17, 2013 08:59 AM

        I mentioned the bake time of 1 hour 5 minutes for the bread in my OP.

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          eLizard RE: LulusMom Apr 17, 2013 09:11 AM

          i was responding to "what do i need to change?"

          and my answer is bake time. and that's it. ;o)

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            LulusMom RE: eLizard Apr 17, 2013 11:18 AM

            Ah, you're a funny one! Thanks.

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              eLizard RE: LulusMom Apr 17, 2013 11:40 AM

              so sorry! really wasn't intending to be cute.....

      2. dave_c RE: LulusMom Apr 17, 2013 08:55 AM

        recipe can remain the same, I would cut the baking time in half maybe a little more... I'd check at 20-25 minutes with a toothpick.

        1. LulusMom RE: LulusMom Apr 17, 2013 08:59 AM

          Ended up taking about 20 minutes for very full muffin tins (more like 15 for the leftover, smaller batch to cook). They're great - it worked out just swell.

          1. Kajikit RE: LulusMom Apr 17, 2013 03:02 PM

            Nothing except the cooking time. Mufins have a larger surface area so they cook in about half the time of a cake. Check them after 20 minutes and bake longer if they're not done.

            1. Ruthie789 RE: LulusMom Apr 17, 2013 05:00 PM

              Muffins usually take about 20 minutes to make unless you are making mega ones.

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