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    Low-Fat Apple Orange Oat Bran Muffins

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    KitchenCraftsnMore's Note:

    These taste SO good, and are very low in fat and full of fiber. An excellent choice for anyone on Weight Watcher's, or if you're trying to eat healthier.

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    1. 1
      In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, oat bran, baking powder and soda, salt and cinnamon.
    2. 2
      Combine buttermilk, egg, orange rind and juice in a separate bowl.
    3. 3
      Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients, mixing just until moistened.
    4. 4
      Stir in apples and raisins.
    5. 5
      Spoon into greased muffin tins.
    6. 6
      Sprinkle with wheat germ.
    7. 7
      Bake at 400 for 18-20 minutes.

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    • on March 29, 2009


      Update: just made my second batch. This is a great basic recipe that can be modified easily to give some variety. Tonight I substituted 1/2 cup frozen blueberries and 1/2 cup frozen raspberries instead of the 1 cup raisins. I also increased the cinnamon to 1 tsp and added 1/2 tsp each of ground cloves and ground allspice, and 1 tsp vanilla (added to the wet ingredients.) The batch made 15 "regular" sized muffins. They turned out fabulous! After they cool I wrap them individually in cling wrap and then freeze them in a large ziplock bag. That way they are ready to be taken out as needed and are good to go after 1 minute in the microwave. Thanks for a great recipe! I just made my first batch of these, and WOW are they good! I am not a huge fan of most muffins (too sickly sweet for me) but these are great. I skipped the raisins and substituted a cup of chopped fresh (not dried, though that would work too) cranberries. Also did not have buttermilk so used Land O-Lakes Fat Free Half & Half instead which worked perfectly. The batch made 6 large sized muffins and 9 mini-muffins (minis take 10 minutes to bake.)

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    • on September 05, 2011

      I was looking for a healthy kid-friendly muffin recipe to replace or alternate w/ my carrot-zucchini-apple sauce ones. Thought I'd try these. Of course on a holiday Monday, I didn't have all the ingredients. I ground oats in the processor as I didn't have oat bran, used plain yogurt for the buttermilk, increased to 1 tsp of cinnamon, added 1 tsp of vanilla, shredded the apple, and raisins only in half of the muffins. I made 12 small 'regular' muffins. I think they tasted good, my daughter wasn't so keen. They came out of the silicone cups well, but stuck to the paper cups (not enough fat?). I will make them again.

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    • on October 02, 2010


      I altered the recipe a bit - I'm not a fan of raisins in muffins, so I omitted and added extra apple. Also added extra cinnamon. Very easy to make. Tasty too, but perhaps a little too healthy for what I was craving.

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    Nutritional Facts for Low-Fat Apple Orange Oat Bran Muffins

    Serving Size: 1 (930 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 61.8
    Calories from Fat 7
    Total Fat 0.8 g
    Saturated Fat 0.2 g
    Cholesterol 8.1 mg
    Sodium 138.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 14.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
    Sugars 7.2 g
    Protein 2.1 g

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