Earl Grey Banana Muffins

18 muffins or 1 large loaf servings

Breakfast is rolled all into one with the subtle aroma of Earl Grey in a classic Banana Muffin recipe.

15 mins

Prep Time

25 mins

Cook Time

40 mins

Total Time


  • 2.25 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar (white or brown)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 tbsp Earl Grey de la Crème, Black Tea
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream


  1. Preheat oven for 350C. Steep the tea in hot water for 5 minutes and pour into a medium bowl. Discard the tea leaves.
  2. Add melted butter and sugar. Stir well and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, blend the sour cream and baking soda together and let sit for a moment. Add the butter/sugar/tea mixture and stir.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs and blend into the wet ingredients. Slowly add the flour.
  5. Mash the bananas and fold into the rest of the ingredients. Pour into a greased loaf pan or lined muffin cups.
  6. For the loaf, bake for 45 minutes and begin testing for doneness by inserting a fork into center. When fork is clean and top is golden brown, remove from oven, let cool and enjoy!
  7. For the muffins, bake for 25 minutes and test for doneness as above. Tops should be light golden brown. Enjoy!