Carrot Bran Muffins Recipe
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Carrot Bran Muffins Recipe

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With their golden brown tops, pretty flecks of orange and bursts of raisin sweetness, these bran muffins are anything but ordinary! Our Test Kitchen staff fine-tuned the recipe to make them extra moist and tender.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup wheat bran
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1-1/2 cups grated carrots
  • 1 cup raisins

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 252 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 231 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Combine the eggs, buttermilk, oil and molasses; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in carrots and raisins.
  2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Carrot Bran Muffins in Simple & Delicious March/April 2007, p65

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 252 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 231 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 12, 2014

"These were nice and moist but seemed to lack a little flavor."

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Reviewed Jan. 8, 2013

"Great taste with low calories & fat. Just what I'm looking for!"

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Reviewed Apr. 5, 2012

"These muffins are super tasty and moist. I overbaked them the first time and they were still good."

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