Apple-Pecan Bran Muffins

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Roosie

Healthy, high-fiber bran muffins with a twist from the normal raisins. From The Smart Baking Cookbook, by Jane Kinderlehrer.

Top Review by FionaS

Super super good!!! I used all honey in place of molasses and added applesauce as well as the oil, and replaced 1/3 of the bran w/ground flaxseed meal. I also added a pecan-lemonzest-crumb topping for extra yum. I wrote the recipe down; will be making these again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF and grease or line a 12-cup muffin tin.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, oil, buttermilk/yogurt, molasses, and honey.
  3. Stir in the wheat bran.
  4. In medium bowl, mix together the pastry flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg.
  5. Stir the flour mixture into the bran mixture, being careful not to overmix.
  6. Fold in the apple and pecans.
  7. Spoon the batter into muffin tin and bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

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