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High Iron Mini Muffins for Babies and Toddlers

These muffins are a delicious hand-held option for your baby or toddler starting with baby led weaning (BLW). They are also sugar-free and high in iron. Best of all, you probably have all the ingredients in your pantry already, yay!

Makes 12 to 14 mini muffins


  • ½ cup flour

  • ½ cup iron fortified oat-based baby cereal

  • ½ tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • ½ tsp baking soda

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 overripe bananas

  • ¼ cup canola oil (or melted coconut oil)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit and line a mini muffin cups with parchment paper liners.

  2. Mash bananas well in a medium bowl. Add eggs, vanilla, and oil and combine well.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients: flour, baby cereal, cinnamon, baking power, baking soda. Stir to combine.

  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir until smooth.

  5. Spoon batter into prepared mini muffin cups.

  6. Bake 12-14 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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