These were awesome! (and I halved the recipe)
Banana Muffins (or bread)
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour1-1/4 cups brown sugar
2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding mix
1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups mashed ripe bananas (4 to 5 medium)
1 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped nuts, optional
In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, bananas, oil and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in nuts if desired.
Transfer to two greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pans, or make muffins. Bake at 350° for 55-65 (20 for muffins)minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 2 loaves (12 slices each) or about 24 muffins.