Cocoa-Banana Bran Muffins (For the Diabetic)

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by VickiVSN

Thanks to Luv4food for posting her fabulous muffin recipe. My husband was recently diagnosed with diabetes so I made a few alterations to help lighten the sugar load. I did take her suggestion to add chocolate chips as the small amount is worth the yummy surprise when eaten.

Top Review by LUVMY2BOYS

Didn't think chocolate & bran could go together so well! I used wheat bran for the cereal & applesauce for the puree (didn't have any). I didn't use any choc chips; the banana was a great sweetner! I may add a tad more banana next time but otherwise they were quite yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat over to 400f and lightly grease muffin tin or line with paper.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Peel bananas and mash (or slice one).
  4. Set aside.
  5. Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  6. Set aside.
  7. In a large mixing bowl, combine cereal and milk.
  8. Let stand 2-3 minutes or until cereal is softenened.
  9. Add egg, fat substitute, and mashed bananas.
  10. Mix well.
  11. Mix is sliced bananas (if one was sliced).
  12. Add the flour mixture, stirring just until combined.
  13. Portin into muffin tins evenly.

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