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BLUEBERRY BRAN MUFFINS

banana blueberry muffins

INGREDIENTS

¾ cup All Bran Cereal

1 cup skim milk

1½ cups oat bran

⅔ cup whole wheat flour

⅓ cup sugar

2 tsp. baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

¼ tsp salt

½ tsp cinnamon

1 ripe banana, mashed

1 egg, lightly beaten

2 tsp vegetable oil

½ cup unsweetened applesauce

1 cup fresh blueberries

Cooking spray for the muffin tin or muffin tin liners

 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  2. Grease a 12-cup or 24 mini-cup muffin tin with oil spray.
  3. Mix the All Bran Cereal and the skim milk in a small bowl and let stand while you prepare the other ingredients.
  4. In a large bowl mix the oat bran, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  5. In a small bowl, combine the banana, egg, vegetable oil, and applesauce. Stir in the All Bran mixture and blueberries. Stir this mixture into the dry ingredients, and mix ONLY until incorporated. DO NOT OVERMIX.
  6. Spoon mixture into prepared muffin tin. Bake for 20 minutes for the larger muffins or 15-18 minutes for the mini muffins. Bake until golden on top.
  7. Cool for 5 minutes in the tin. Remove the muffins and let cool on a wire rack.

 

These muffins freeze well. Kids love them for their lunch box.

Yield: 24 mini muffins or 12 regular size muffins

NOTE: Nutritional analysis reflects regular size muffin

 

Kitchen Utensils Needed

  • Measuring cups and spoons, dry and wet
  • Muffin tin
  • Mixing bowls
  • Spatula/fork
  • Wire cooling rack
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About Carolyn Cohen

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Carolyn Cohen, Natural Foods Chef, has owned and operated DELICIOUSDISH Cooking School for the last 15 years. DELICIOUSDISH Cooking School specializes in whole natural food HOME cooking, meal panning, and healthy eating. CAROLYN also owns DELICIOUSNUTRITION, a nutrition based culinary school specializing in holistic health and nutrition. Classes focus on clean-eating programs, superfoods and classes targeting specific health concerns and goals. Carolyn, is an Occupational Therapist by training who left her practice to pursue her passion - cooking. She started cooking at a very young age, and takes great pride in planning both simple, everyday meals and menus you can entertain with. Her informative and casual teaching style has inspired people to become great cooks and to enjoy being in the kitchen.