Bran Muffins

Here is a simple recipe for bran muffins – a delicious and very healthy breakfast item.

Yield 10-12 muffins
Time 30 minutes
  • muffin pans
  • large bowl
  • whisk
  • medium bowl
  • sifter
  • small bowl
  • wooden spoon
  • 2 T butter
  • 1/3 c vegetable oil
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 T dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 c molasses
  • 1½ c white flour
  • 1 c wheat or oat bran
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • ½ t salt
  • ¾ c yogurt
  • ½ c milk
  • 1 c raisins and/or chopped nuts
Directions Grease the muffin tins and set aside. Preheat oven to 400.

Combine oil, egg, sugar, and molasses in the large bowl, and set aside.

Sift flour, bran, baking soda and powder, cinnamon, and salt together into the medium bowl.

Combine yogurt and milk in the small bowl.

Alternate between adding the yogurt/milk and the dry ingredients to the large bowl. Mix only until combined; batter will be lumpy. Stir in raisins/nuts.

Fill each muffin tin about 2/3 full and bake for 15-20 minutes.


Recipe for "Extra-Easy, Extra-Moist Bran Muffins" from Not Just for Vegetarians: Delicious Homestyle Cooking, the Meatless Way, by Geraldine Hartman (read
my review).

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