Chocolate Bran Muffins (Dairy- and Soy-Free)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by cathianne

I keep trying to make bran muffins more interesting... Obviously, you could use dairy and/or soy products instead. The almonds are there because I like a little texture and protein. You could just use another 1/4 c of flour or bran. The original bran muffin recipe called for 1/4 of honey or molasses, but I like to cut down on sugar so I use the applesauce instead. Enjoy Life brand makes dairy- and soy-free chocolate chips if you don't like carob.

Top Review by DbKnadler

I have no aversion to dairy so I did use regular milk and chocolate chips. I did not have the almonds either so I subbed 1/4 cup wheat germ for them. Overall this is a delicious muffin that also has health benefits! I will definately make again for my family. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and grease muffin tin.
  2. Combine all ingredients, adding the chips after everything else is well mixed.
  3. Distribute in muffin tin.
  4. Cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle of muffin comes out clean.
  5. Allow to cool for about 10 minutes before serving. They freeze or refrigerate well, too.

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