Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

After trying a lot of disappointing bran muffins, I came up with this one. The spices give a little more punch, while the raisins and nuts add iron and additional fiber. It's a great way to use up ripe bananas.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put bananas in large bowl and blend with an electric mixer until well mashed. Add bran cereal and milk, and let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Add brown sugar, oil, and egg to mixer bowl and blend well. Add pecans and raisins, and blend inches.
  3. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and spices. Stir into the bran mixture until just combined.
  4. Spoon batter into greased muffin tins until 2/3 full. Bake at 375 for 20-25 minutes.


Most Helpful

This is a fantastic recipe! We didn't care much for the idea of raisins in instead i added dried apricots and dates. I also make my own brown sugar.Then, in addition to the spices I added 1/2 a teaspoon of vanilla extract. These muffins were very moist and not too sweet...but not bland either.

drae912 December 20, 2013

I made these this week, also found them very tasty and moist. But, I divided the batter in half, adding a handful of chocolate chips (semisweet) to one and a small (1 oz.) box of raisins to the other, since my husband does not care for raisins. Otherwise, I followed the recipe closely, except for using 1% milk since it's what we buy. They were done in 18 minutes. I froze what was left (4 of each kind) to have for breakfast later.

grabowski92 December 14, 2013

I have tried about a dozen banana bran recipes and this is definitely the best! The spices give it a good flavor, it has great texture and is moist.

ccbean May 15, 2013

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