Triple-Play Chocolate Banana Nut Muffins

These muffins pack a punch with the crunch of the nuts and the sweetness of the chocolate and bananas.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wheat bran
  • 1 cup oat bran
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1⁄2 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp. baking soda
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1⁄2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a muffin pan with paper baking cups.
  • Mix boiling water and bran and let stand 5 minutes. Cream applesauce and honey. Add egg whites and milk, then add the bran. Add the flour, soda, and salt. Fold in nuts, mashed bananas, and chocolate chips.
  • Pour an equal amount of batter into each muffin cup. Bake for 20 minutes.