CTK Easier and Better Bran Muffin

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 273.7
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.6 mg
  • Sodium: 366.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 49.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 5.8 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    Raisins, 1 cup, packed
    Water, 1 tsp
    Kellogg's All-Bran Cereal, 2.25 cup - kellogs makes best flavor bran muffins
    All-Purpose White Flour, 1.25 cup
    Whole Wheat Flour, 0.5 cup
    Baking Soda, 2 tsp
    Salt, .5 tsp
    Egg, fresh, 1 large
    Egg Yolk, 1 large
    Brown Sugar, .66 cup, packed
    Molasses, 3 tbsp
    Vanilla Extract, 1 tsp
    Butter, unsalted, 6 tbsp
    Yogurt, plain, whole milk, 1.75 cup (8 fl oz)


heat overn to 400 degrees

plump raisins with 1 tsp water inmicrowave for 30 seconds, let stand for 5 minutes

process half bran in food processor, whisk flours baking soda and salt, set aside. whisk egg & yolk, add sugar molasses and vanilla, addd melted butter and yogurt, and stir in processed and unprocessed cereal and leave stand 5 minutes.

Add raisins to dry ingredients, then add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and fold gently. using 1/3 cup measure or icecream scoup divide batter evenly into mufin tin cups. Mound tops, bake 16-20 minutes, cool in tin for 5 minutes before transfering to rack.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user OSAUSSIE.

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  • Incredible!
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    Thanks for entering this recipe from Cook's Illustrated- it's wonderful and one of my favs! - 2/28/10

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  • This recipe was great! Best raisin bran muffin I've attempted, very moist. Thanks - 1/19/11

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