Hay Day’s Honey Apple Bran Muffins


Source: Pam Cole, Lane Road Library (2007)
Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 25 minutesTotal time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

1⁄2 c
honey
1⁄2 c
safflower oil
1 t
pure vanilla extract
2
eggs
1 c
bran
1 1⁄2 c
whole wheat flour
2 t
baking powder
1 t
baking soda
1⁄2 t
salt
1 c
buttermilk
1 3⁄4 c
apple, finely chopped (preferably Cortland or Northern Spy)
1⁄2 c
raisins
1⁄2 c
currants

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375°. In a bowl, beat honey and oil together. Add vanilla and eggs. Beat well. Put bran in separate bowl. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into bowl with bran. Add to the oil mixture in thirds with the buttermilk. Do not overmix. Fold in the apples, raisins and currants. Fill muffin tins three-quarters full. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Let cool in muffin tins for 10 minutes before removing. Serve warm with butter.