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Banana Bran Muffins

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"Our four daughters love these spiced moist muffins. With a little help from myself or my mom, the girls are all learning to be great cooks."
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Ingredients

25 m servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. In another bowl, beat the eggs, juice, sugars and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in bananas and nuts. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note: Four dozen miniature muffin cups may be used; bake for 10-12 minutes.

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Most helpful positive review

I changed the orange juice to apple juice and instead of the oil I use applesauce. Instead of reg. sugar I used splenda, but still used reg. brown sugar. Instead of oat bran I used bran flakes...

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The only changes I made were using all wheat flour and applesauce instead of oil. I thought these tasted too "healthy," despite using a full cup of sugar. I will look for another recipe next t...

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I changed the orange juice to apple juice and instead of the oil I use applesauce. Instead of reg. sugar I used splenda, but still used reg. brown sugar. Instead of oat bran I used bran flakes...

I have made many banana muffins in the past, but these are by far my favorite! I added about 1/8 c of ground flax and used raisins instead of the nuts. My wife and I had them eaten in a day!

This recipe is delicious! We are trying to cut back on junk in the house, but still need a little "fluff" to go with tea, and this fit the bill quite nicely. Just remember that this is a bran ...

I followed the recipe without doing any modifications and the result was a healthy, hearty, moist, perfectly spiced Banana bran muffin. My only complaint is that we could taste the baking soda...

Like other reviewers I used applesauce in place of oil. As well, I used Splenda regular and brown instead of "real" sugar, and omitted nuts to cut calories. This is a very pliable--as in appar...

I love this recipe, so easy to put together and great flavor. I cut down on the allspice a bit to get more banana flavor to come thru.

This is what I was looking for--moist, flavorful, and healthy. I substitued cider for the OJ, and applesauce for most of the oil--I just added 2 tbsp. oil. I added raisins too because we like ...

amazing, really moist and light. I made as outlined (except no nuts as allgeric) and also made using honey instead of the sugars (and using just a little less overall) and both versions were gre...

Fabulous. I substituted wholegrain spelt flour for the whole wheat and canola for the vegetable oil. I left the banana chunks kind of big, will really make them soft for next time. Excellent t...