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Hearty Bran Muffins

 Hearty Bran Muffins
"My husband requests these hearty bran muffins for breakfast, but they're also a super snack," writes Elizabeth Probelski of Port Washington, Wisconsin. "These muffins prove that low-fat food doesn't have to be boring."
18 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + standing Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups All-Bran
  • 1 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the bran, yogurt, applesauce and milk; let
  • stand for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking
  • powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. In another bowl, combine the
  • egg substitute, molasses, oil, vanilla and bran mixture. Stir into
  • dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • Fill muffin cups coated with cooking spray two-thirds full. Bake at

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Hearty Bran Muffins (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • 400° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans
  • to wire racks. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 muffin equals 105 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 starch.