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Fruited Bran Muffins

Juicy blueberries and apples make a nice addition to these moist, hearty muffins. Bran cereal helps pump up fiber to 5 g. Betsy King - Duluth, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    9 muffins


  • 1-1/2 cups All-Bran
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled tart apple
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries


  • In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another bowl, combine the egg, buttermilk, banana, molasses and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apple and blueberries.
  • Coat muffin cups with cooking spray or use paper liners; fill three-fourths full with batter. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 160 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 150mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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  • danielleylee
    Sep 3, 2010

    I made theses a few weeks ago for a meeting at work and everyone loved them! I used whole wheat pastry flour to help them rise a little better and fiber one cereal instead of all bran. They turned out great! I will definitely will be making these again!

  • TammyFriestrom
    Jul 28, 2010

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  • noraroberts
    Apr 19, 2010

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  • mamamichelle
    Mar 13, 2010

    I've made this recipe three times in the last week. My family can't get enough of them. I was shocked that even my 6 year-old picky eater likes them.

  • hmillay
    Feb 21, 2010

    Although these were fairly tasty, the muffins didn't rise much, if at all. Maybe the lack of salt is to blame? I did like the combo of apples, bananas and blueberries.

  • MadOne78
    Feb 18, 2010

    I have made this recipe 3 times in the last two weeks. Everyone loves them, even the picky 8 year old.Mary Ann DavisEdmonds, WA

  • anncash
    Jan 28, 2010

    I love this recipe. It is healthy and delicious.And very satisfying. I will make this one again and again.Ann CashArkansas.