Raisin Bran Muffins

A breakfast of a glass of orange juice (with pulp) and a bran muffin is a delicious way to start your day with fiber. The raisins add sweetness and fiber, and you can substitute whole-wheat flour for all-purpose flour to add even more fiber.

Serves: 36Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 36

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2½ cups All-Bran cereal
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1½ cups raisins
  • 1 cup bran flakes

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease 3 muffin tins or line with fluted paper cups. Pour the boiling water over 1 cup All-Bran, and let sit for 10 minutes.
  • Mix the flour, baking soda, and salt in a mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Mix the oil into the bran and water mixture, then add the remaining bran, sugar, eggs, and buttermilk.
  • Add the flour mixture to the bran mixture and mix to combine. Stir in the raisins and bran flakes and fill the muffin cups ¾ full with the batter.
  • Bake muffins for 20 minutes, rotating pans in oven during baking, until toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Let cool slightly before turning out of muffin tin. Serve warm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 36

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2½ cups All-Bran cereal
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1½ cups raisins
  • 1 cup bran flakes

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease 3 muffin tins or line with fluted paper cups. Pour the boiling water over 1 cup All-Bran, and let sit for 10 minutes.
  • Mix the flour, baking soda, and salt in a mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Mix the oil into the bran and water mixture, then add the remaining bran, sugar, eggs, and buttermilk.
  • Add the flour mixture to the bran mixture and mix to combine. Stir in the raisins and bran flakes and fill the muffin cups ¾ full with the batter.
  • Bake muffins for 20 minutes, rotating pans in oven during baking, until toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Let cool slightly before turning out of muffin tin. Serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories130
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium190mg
Total Carbohydrate22g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars11g
Protein3g