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Banana Bran Muffins

 Banana Bran Muffins
Our four daughters love these spiced moist muffins. With a little help from myself or my mom, the girls are all learning to be great cooks.
24 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup oat bran
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2 to 3 medium)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. In another
  • bowl, beat the eggs, juice, sugars and oil. Stir into dry
  • ingredients just until moistened. Fold in bananas and nuts.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at
  • 400° for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve
  • warm. Yield: 2 dozen.

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Banana Bran Muffins (continued)

Editor's Note: Four dozen miniature muffin cups may be used; bake for 10-12 minutes.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 156 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 146 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.