Bran Muffins

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"Classic breakfast muffin"

Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (124.3 g)
  • Calories 301.3
  • Total Fat - 11.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 63.4 mg
  • Sodium - 448 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 46.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.7 g
  • Sugars - 23.2 g
  • Protein - 5.5 g
  • Calcium - 90.4 mg
  • Iron - 2.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Place the bran in a bowl and stir in the boiling water. Set aside.

Step 2

Cream the butter with the brown sugar.

Step 3

Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Step 4

Add the vanilla and molasses and beat until well blended.

Step 5

Add the bran and beat until combined.

Step 6

In a large bowl, whisk or stir together, the flour, oats, cinnamon, orange zest, salt, baking soda and powder.

Step 7

Mix together the half-and-half and buttermilk.

Step 8

Add the flour mixture, alternately with the wet ingredients, to the bran mixture, beginning and ending with the flour mixture.

Step 9

Cover and place the batter in the refrigerator until chilled (this can be chilled overnight).

Step 10

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

Step 11

Line a muffin pan with paper liners. Set aside.

Step 12

Fill the muffin cups, using two spoons or an ice cream scoop, about 3/4 full and

Step 13

Bake 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

Step 14

Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool slightly before serving.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.