Hello everyone! I hope you all had a marvelous week! Do you have big plans for your weekend? I hope it will be a good one! A couple of weeks ago we made a road trip to San Marcus, Texas and of course, what would a road trip be without some awesome snacks to take along. How about some yummy cinnamon banana muffins …
Recipe is coming …I promise. 🙂
My youngest son played in the State Championship Soccer Tournament in San Marcos. His team won 3rd place and we all had a great time. 🙂
San Marcos is a quaint but lively college town, nestled in the Hill Country about 30 miles from Austin, TX. Home to Texas State University …
Outlet malls, for some great shopping with some great deals and …of course, the San Marcos river.
I just wanted to walk around San Marcus and surrounding area and just take pictures of all the beauty I found there. Even though San Marcus is home to Texas State University, it has not lost that quaint, small town feel. The downtown area; lined with historical old buildings, great for shopping and eating. The soccer fields; right next to a beautiful river with a flowing waterfall …so much to see …a photographers dream. But …I got known of this, as we were in a time crunch and the weekend was pretty much all about soccer. But even though I did not get many pictures …we had a great time and enjoyed our trip.
If you ever are in San Marcus you have to eat at Grins Restaurant. It is a local hot spot for college kids, tourist and locals alike. They have absolutely the best Hamburgers I have ever had! Hands down the best!
Picture compliments of toursanmarcus.com.
The place is really neat as it is built somewhat like a tree house, with part of the dining area being split level and has the perfect tree-shaded deck for outdoor dining.
And now …back to these delicious muffins 🙂
Cinnamon Banana Muffins
By: Arl’s World
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup olive oil
2/3 cup mashed very ripe bananas (2 medium size)
1 tsp vanilla
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease bottoms only of 12 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or spray, or line with paper baking cups.
2 In medium bowl, beat 2/3 cup sugar, the oil and eggs with wire whisk. Stir in bananas and vanilla. Stir in remaining muffin ingredients just until moistened. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
3 Mix 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. sprinkle on top of batter.
4 Bake 17 to 21 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately remove from pan to cooling rack.
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