Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

They are called never ending because this makes a HUGE amount of muffins! The batter has to sit overnight in the fridge and can be stored for 1-2 weeks in there, so you can have warm muffins everyday! Thanks to my friend Malorie for the recipe...*Update* Since this recipe makes so much I decided to freeze 1/2 the batch and it worked great. Just put cupcake liners in a muffin tin fill as usual, put the tin in the freezer for 1-2 hrs, take out and pop into a freezer bag. When ready to use just put back into the muffin tin, it will take about 3-5 extra minutes to bake!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup shortening, sometimes I use 1/2 c applesauce for a lighter version, but you have to add an extra 1/2 Tbs flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 5 cups flour
  • 3 cups all-bran cereal or 3 cups bran buds
  • 2 cups bran flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 quart buttermilk

Directions

  1. NOTE: I did not calculate prep time in fridge overnight.
  2. In a X-LARGE, bowl cream sugar and shortening.
  3. Add eggs, salt, baking soda and mix well.
  4. Add 1 c flour, stir until just combined.
  5. Add 1 c buttermilk, stir until just combined.
  6. Repeat this until all flour and buttermilk is used.
  7. Add 1/2 cup water and 1 cup Bran cereal, stir until just combined.
  8. Repeat this until all the water and cereal is used.
  9. * Be sure NOT to overmix*.
  10. Let sit overnight in fridge, covered.
  11. Take out and stir-the cereal should have broken down and will mix well.
  12. Pour 1/3 c batter into muffin tins.
  13. Bake @ 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Most Helpful

5 5

I never thought I would be a big fan of bran muffins, I was wrong! I used 1/2 applesauce and they were so yummy and pretty healthy! The bake time is right on.

5 5

Wow! This is the best bran muffin recipe!!! I'm so glad it makes alot because we ate them up quick! There is nothing better than a warm muffin with butter.