Fruity Bran MuffinsSubmitted by: OKBACK2ME
IntroductionI use a mixture of brown rice syrup and honey to sweeten these muffins, but honey alone will produce a slightly sweeter version, using all brown rice sryup will make it less sweet. I use a mixture of brown rice syrup and honey to sweeten these muffins, but honey alone will produce a slightly sweeter version, using all brown rice sryup will make it less sweet.
1/2 cup raisins
1 large egg
3/4 cup skim milk (buttermilk would also be good)
1 1/2 cups bran cereal (not flakes)
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon melted butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 apple cored and shredded (I used medium size)
1 ripe banana mashed (again I used medium size)
1/4 cup brown rice syrup
1/4 cup honey
Cover raisins with water in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 1 minute. Drain and set aside.
Beat the egg with milk in bowl, add the bran cereal and mix. Set aside for 5 minuest. Gently mix the remaining ingrediants.
Spoon the batter in the prepared muffin cups (I use an icecream scoop) and bake 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of a muffin comes out clean.
Serving Size: 12 muffins
Number of Servings: 12
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user OKBACK2ME.