Total Time
22mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

I have no idea where I got this recipe, but have had it for ages. It is the only recipe in my large collection that I know by heart!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup butter or 12 cup margarine (I use butter)
  • 12-1 cup brown sugar (depending on how much sweetness you like...I use 1/2 cup)
  • 12 cup molasses
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups natural bran
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 cups flour (I use 1/2 all-purpose and 1/2 wholewheat)
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 -1 12 cup dried fruit (raisins, cranberries, ch.apricots, If using Craisins, reduce sugar accordingly as there is sugar in)

Directions

  1. Beat together butter, brown sugar, molasses and eggs.
  2. Add bran and milk and stir until just mixed.
  3. Mix together, gently, remaining ingredients and add to batter, stirring until just mixed.
  4. Spoon into greased muffin tins and bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 minute or until just firm on top.
  5. Do not overbake.

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