Healthier Brownie Muffins

This recipe is a secret weapon for the health-minded baker. It’s a chocolaty way to sneak some fiber into your day.

Serves: 24Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 24


  • 3 cups bran cereal
  • 2 1⁄4 cups water
  • 1 package (20.5 oz.) low-fat brownie mix
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. baking powder


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line muffin tin with paper baking cups.
  • In a small bowl, soak cereal in the water for 5 minutes. Then, in a separate and larger bowl, mix soaked cereal, brownie mix, and baking powder till a moist batter forms.
  • Fill up each cupcake cup to the brim. Bake for 25 minutes. Serve with butter.