Orange Banana Muffins with Sour Cream Glaze

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Orange Banana Muffins – these moist banana muffins have a yummy citrus flavor. The glaze makes them extra delicious!

Everyone will love these Orange Banana Muffins. The sour cream glaze makes them extra tasty!

I’m not sure why, but when the weather starts turning warmer, I feel the need to bake with citrus. It’s just such a happy, sunshiney flavor, isn’t it?

The orange zest and sour cream glaze really dress up these Banana Muffins. They are perfect for breakfast or brunch!

I don’t know why I’ve never thought to combine orange and banana before, but it’s a perfect flavor combination. Such a yummy update on regular banana muffins.

Recipe for made from scratch Orange Banana Muffins. They are scrumptious, and a great way to use over ripe bananas!

These muffins are great just plain, but if you want a special treat, add the glaze on top. Sour cream adds a bit of tartness that balances out the sweet, and pairs perfectly with the orange zest.

Give these Orange Banana Muffins a try. You are sure to love them!

If you’re looking for a new banana recipe (you can’t have too many), give these orange banana muffins a try. They would be perfect for a spring brunch or bridal shower!

Orange Banana Muffins

Yield: 2 1/2 dozen

Orange Banana Muffins with Sour Cream Glaze

Orange Banana Muffins with Sour Cream Glaze
Moist and delicious banana muffins flavored with orange zest and topped with a sour cream orange glaze.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • Muffins:
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 4 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 1/2 tsp orange zest
  • Glaze:
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp orange zest


Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl; set aside.

Whisk together eggs, melted butter, oil, buttermilk, mashed bananas, and orange zest. Add to dry ingredients. Stir together lightly till ingredients are just combined.

Fill well greased or paper lined muffin cups. Bake at 350° for about 15 minutes.

In a small bowl, whisk together glaze ingredients till smooth. Glaze muffins while still warm.

Orange Banana Muffins with Sour Cream Glaze - these banana muffins are far from boring! You will love this recipe.

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  1. Sallyjojo says:

    Delicious! Subbed half cup of orange juice for half cup of the milk. Double the zest and baked 40 minutes in 9 x 13 pan. Double the zest in the glaze and added half tsp vanilla. Moist and delicious!

  2. Oh, flavor is so refreshing & good!! The bananas make these so soft!

  3. We just picked a bunch of oranges from my mom’s trees- I know what I’m making!

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