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    Jen's Low Fat High Fiber Bran Muffins

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    25 mins

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    15 mins

    ladypit's Note:

    I have gone through pretty much all the bran muffin recipes on the zaar (and there are a lot!) and I could not find one like mine. We really enjoyed these, and I think if I don't write it down I'll forget all the substitutions I made! This makes 2 dozen regular or a lot of mini! (I made 1 dozen regular and 2 dozen mini.)

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    1. 1
      Put 1 cup of the wheat bran in a bowl with the 1 cup of boiling water.
    2. 2
      Stir and let it sit until the water is absorbed.
    3. 3
      In a large bowl put the flour, the baking soda, and salt.
    4. 4
      Combine the sugar, splenda, oil, and applesauce.
    5. 5
      Add the sugar mixture to the flour along with the wet bran and the remaining 2 cups of bran and the 2 eggs (that you have beaten).
    6. 6
      Combine the milk and the vinegar (let sit for about a minute) and then add this to the flour mixture.
    7. 7
      Mix until totally combined.
    8. 8
      Put into muffin pans you have sprayed with cooking spray.
    9. 9
      Cook for about 15 minutes or until done.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 11, 2009


      Super Great! I modified a bit (I just have to with everything). I omitted the oil and Splenda and added a total of 1 cup unsweetend applesauce. I added 1 tsp of cinn and 1 tsp of vanilla and one cup of craisins. I actually added everything at once in a big bowl, after waiting for the bran to absorb the water, and mixed until well combined. I baked them for 15 mins for the big, as you stated, and 10 for the minis. Everything else I followed the recipe. Thank you for a great recipe!

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    • on September 06, 2008


      These muffins are very good! I did make some modifications. I used all applesauce and no oil. I also substituted 1/2 cup molasses for the splenda and almond milk instead of skim milk. These would be perfect with some fresh blueberries! Also, I like BIG muffins so this recipe made 18 for me. I will definitely make these again.

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    • on July 24, 2005


      I love muffins and usually have several to choose from in the freezer. This will make a nice addition to my stash. After reading Roosie's review, I opted to add some orange zest along with dried cranberries and some finely chopped pecans. In addition, I used all applesauce instead of adding oil and some of my homemade yogurt thinned with a touch of water instead of the soured milk. I baked these at 375 degrees as well. The end result was nice dense, muffins with a hint of orange. Something I will be making again as I love bran muffins. Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Jen's Low Fat High Fiber Bran Muffins

    Serving Size: 1 (1587 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 110.9
    Calories from Fat 29
    Total Fat 3.2 g
    Saturated Fat 0.5 g
    Cholesterol 18.0 mg
    Sodium 222.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 19.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
    Sugars 4.5 g
    Protein 4.1 g

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