Chocolate Banana Bran Muffins Recipe

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Chocolate Banana Bran Muffins Recipe
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Chocolate Banana Bran Muffins Recipe

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So easy to make, these treats are healthy but still satisfy my chocolate-loving family. Stir in raisin bran instead of bran flakes for a little extra flavorful fun. —Tracy Chappell, Hamiota, Manitoba
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup bran flakes
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, whisk the first six ingredients. Stir in bran flakes. In another bowl, whisk eggs, bananas, oil and buttermilk until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened.
Fill foil-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake 12-14 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Banana Bran Muffins in Country Woman August/September 2013, p14

Nutritional Facts

1 muffin: 169 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 278mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup bran flakes
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, whisk the first six ingredients. Stir in bran flakes. In another bowl, whisk eggs, bananas, oil and buttermilk until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened.
  2. Fill foil-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake 12-14 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Banana Bran Muffins in Country Woman August/September 2013, p14

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shannondobos User ID: 5115022 268197
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2017

"I LOVE that these are mixed in one bowl. These are perfectly moist, and the bran flakes give them a nice texture. You could distinguish the bran flakes in the muffin, in just the right way. The chocolate and banana flavors were a hit with both my kids!"

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