Bran Muffins

Serve these healthy muffins with just a bit of jam.


Bran Muffins

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Servings: 12
Serving size: 1  muffin
Yield: 12 muffins
Prep Time: 10 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1   cup 
    whole bran cereal
  • 1   cup 
    fat-free milk
  • 1/4  cup 
    sugar
  • 1   
    slightly beaten egg
  • 1/4  cup 
    cooking oil
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1   cup 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  cup 
    whole wheat flour
  • 2   teaspoons 
    baking powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  •  
    Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3/4  cup 
    raspberries or blueberries (optional)
Directions
1.
In a medium mixing bowl combine cereal and milk. Let stand 3 minutes. Stir in sugar, egg, oil, and lemon peel. In a large bowl stir together flours, baking powder, and salt. Add cereal mixture to dry ingredients and stir just until moistened. Stir in berries, if desired.
2.
Lightly coat 12 muffin pan cups with nonstick cooking spray. Fill each cup about two-thirds full with batter. Bake in a 400 degree F. oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Makes 12 servings (12 muffins).
Make Ahead Tip
  • If not using raspberries, the batter may be made up to 3 days before baking.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 140, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 18, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 21, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 6, pro. (g) 4, vit. A (IU) 194, vit. C (mg) 3, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 2, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 97, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1, sodium (mg) 126, Potassium (mg) 111, calcium (mg) 91, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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