I had two choices:
1. Do what I did last time this happened and freeze them for smoothies, or
2. bake with them.
I decided to marry the bananas with Nutella.
Here's the low-down: the mashed bananas keep the muffins soft and moist, the salted butter and kosher salt give a double-shot of salty to the sweet, the nutmeg & cloves add just a bit of spice and interest, and the Nutella? Well, it pushed the delicious factor over the top.
Want to make them? Yes, yes you do. Here's how...
Nutella-filled Banana Muffins
2 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour
1 & 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter
1 cup sugar
2 medium bananas, mashed
1/3 cup milk
2/3 cup Nutella
Preheat oven to 350. Line 12 regular size muffin tins with liners and lightly spray with cooking spray (this will keep the muffins from pulling away with the liners). Set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices. Set aside.