Bran Muffins

Summary

Yield
15 Muffins
SourceDaisy Harvey (1984)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
40 minutes

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 c
sweet bran, unprocessed (divided)
1⁄2 c
boiling water
1
egg (beaten)
1⁄4 c
vegetable oil
2 T
dark molasses
2 T
honey
1 c
buttermilk
1⁄2 c
raisins (picked over for stems)
1 1⁄4 c
whole-wheat flour
1 t
cinnamon
3⁄4 t
baking soda
3⁄4 t
baking powder
1⁄4 t
salt

Instructions

In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup bran with boiling water. Let stand 5 minutes. In a large bowl, combine egg, oil, molasses and honey; mix until blended. Add buttermilk; mix well. Add 1 cup bran, the bran water mixture and raisins. Stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add dry ingredients to the bran mixture; stir just until blended. Spoon batter into greased muffin tins, filling them 3/4 full. Bake at 375° for 18 to 20 minutes.