Blueberry Bran Breakfast Treats

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Mini treats with the flavor of fresh blueberries and loaded with fiber. A wonderful way to begin your morning! Adapted from a weight loss websites email newsletter. Prep Tip: Color, not size, tells you which blueberries are the ripest. Look for berries that are deep purple to blue-black. Serving Tip: Spread the warm halves of each muffin with a little mashed, ripe banana instead of butter.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and lightly spray a nonstick miniature muffin pan with cooking oil spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine bran, flour, flaxseed, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and set this aside. In another medium bowl using a hand mixer or blender, combine the milk, honey, banana, egg, olive oil, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  3. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients. Pour in one-third of the liquid mixture and stir until smooth. Slowly add remaining liquid mixture and stir until combined. Add blueberries and stir again, do not over mix.
  4. Carefully spoon 2 tablespoons of batter into each muffin cup. Bake approximately 8 minutes, or until the tops spring back when pressed gently, do not overbake. Place pan on a wire rack and cool 10 minutes before removing muffins from cups.
Most Helpful

Wonderful healthy muffins. I used 1/3 cup egg whites and made them in regular muffin pans; added a few sliced almonds. What a treat; I don't care for sweet muffins and these were perfect. I made them for September 2009 Aussie/NZ recipe swap; thank fro posting. Rita

Sage September 02, 2009

These were amazing! I used frozen blueberries instead of fresh and they turned out great. I also used regular size muffin tins. Had to increase the cooking time by about more minutes. I also used whole flax seed instead of ground flax seed. Had these for breakfast with lowfat cottage cheese. This recipe is a keeper. I will definitely make these again!

JenniCat February 18, 2008

These are very hearty muffins and I enjoyed then a lot fresh out of the oven. I only had regular flour and a regular muffin sized tin. They took ~10 minutes to back and for whatever reason mine weren't flat and they did puff up nicely compared to the other reviews. I'll try it again with some nuts and other fruit next time

Fern589 May 06, 2007