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Traditional Bran Muffins

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"These bran muffins are delicious - especially when served warm. Great plain, or mix it up by adding fruit or nuts to the batter!"
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30 m servings 146 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 muffins)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a muffin pan with nonstick spray or line muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. Mix applesauce, egg, buttermilk, oil, vanilla, salt, dry milk, and SPLENDA(R) Granulated Sweetener together in a large mixing bowl using a wire whisk. Stir until well blended. Add remaining wheat bran, flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Stir well. Add remaining ingredients and stir until well mixed.
  3. Fill muffin cups with batter. Sprinkle tops with some bran flakes as a garnish, if desired. Bake in preheated 350 degrees F oven 20-25 minutes. Muffins will spring back slightly to the touch when done. These muffins are best served warm!


  • Note
  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Variation
  • Try adding 1/4 cup sunflower seeds, or 1 cup blueberries or 1 cup raspberries, or 1 Tbsp. grated orange zest to the batter for flavor variety.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 146 calories; 5.5 g fat; 20.5 g carbohydrates; 5.3 g protein; 18 mg cholesterol; 235 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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This recipe is great. I even substituted some of the ingredients and it still worked! For example i used whole wheat flour, all-bran flakes,I grated the apples and i added a few chocolate covere...

The flavor of this recipe is good. The problem is that you can not get the muffins out of the paper muffin cups once they have cooled. I have made this recipe twice, once with the paper cups a...

I omitted the oil, flax seeds and currants; and added a diced bosc pear. I thought these were good, but a little spongy. They didn't stand out, but for a healthy snack, they didn't get turned ...