Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Bran Muffins

A GREAT START OF THE DAY OR A GRAB AND GO FOR BREAKFAST ON THE RUN, HEALTHY, HIGH FIBER BRAN MUFFINS.

INGREDIENTS:

1 1/2 cups  Bran Flakes Cereal or Raisin Bran
1/2 Cup Wheat Bran
1/3 Cup Boiling water
1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1 cup brown sugar twin or 1/2 cup brown sugar splenda
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce (no sugar added)
1 egg or egg substitute equal to one egg
1 cup low fat buttermilk
1/3 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)

Combine the cereal, wheat bran and boiling water, stir well and set aside.

Mix the whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt together, set aside.


In a larger bowl, beat the brown sugar twin or splenda, applesauce, and egg in a mixing bowl until creamy.
Add the dry ingredients, cereal mixture and buttermilk.  Mix just until moistened together.  Fold in nuts.

Fill muffin tins that have been sprayed with cooking spray (PAM) or lined with paper cups.

Bake @ 375 degrees for 18-20 minutes.  Test with toothpick inserted in the center, if it comes out clean the muffins are done.


Delicious warm, or cool.  Refrigerate the leftover muffins.   Makes about 15-18 muffins.  Serving is one muffin 2 carb  choices.
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2 comments:

biz319 said...

I haven't made bran muffins in ages. Yum!

Hope you have a great weekend! :D

Jackie said...

Thanks for stopping by! These are quite tasty!

Weekends are just too short! ;)