Chocolate Chip Bran Muffins

READY IN: 1hr 4mins
Recipe by PaulaG

Want to be healthy and naughty too? These muffins are fantastic. They are cooked in the microwave and you can cook up as many as you want--the batter keeps for several days in the refrigerator. Recipe comes from Hershey's Chocolate Treasury.

Top Review by Redsie

Sorry Paula, can't give a rating as I think I messed up. I think it might be because I used a silicone pan for muffins and for some reason, the muffins came out humid and kind of rubbery. Will try again in a glass or pottery dish. Sorry :(

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the 1-1/2 cup cereal and boiling water in a medium bowl; blend well and allow to cool.
  2. Add buttermilk, oil and egg; blending well.
  3. Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; stir in cereal mixture, mini chips and chopped apricots.
  4. Stir until moistened.
  5. Spray six 5- to 6-oz custard cups with non-stick cooking spray.
  6. Fill each cup half full with batter and sprinkle each with 2 tsp.
  7. bran flake cereal.
  8. Microwave on high for 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 minutes, turning 1/4 turn at end of each minute, or until wooden toothpick inserted off center comes out clean.
  9. Tops will appear moist, let them stand several miutes.
  10. Repeat the cooking procedure for remaining batter or place the left over batter in the fridge and store for another day.

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