Delicious and Effective Crunchy Raisin-Bran Muffins

Recipe by cas navy
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • TOPPING
  • 34
    cup bran flakes (crush in ziplock bag)
  • 2
    tablespoons butter, melted
  • 14
  • MUFFINS
  • 1
  • 1 34
    cups bran flakes
  • 1
    cup buttermilk (lowfat or other)
  • 3
    tablespoons vegetable oil (I used olive)
  • 1
    cup flour (wheat or white or combo)
  • 13
    cup packed brown sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon baking powder
  • 1
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1
    cup raisins (can use any dried fruit or fresh or frozen berries-drained)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Makes 10- 12 muffins (2 1/2-inch) or 18 mini-muffins
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Prepare muffin tins (grease or paper-line).
  • Mix"Topping" ingredients- set aside.
  • In medium bowl, beat egg lightly.
  • Stir in cereal, buttermilk*, and oil Let rest 5 minutes- stir to break up cereal flakes
  • In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon Add wet cereal mix to dry ingredients all at once Stir just to combine- batter will be thick Fold in raisins (or other fruit).
  • Divide evenly in muffin tins (fill to brim for extra large tops).
  • Sprinkle"topping" evenly on each muffin.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes (if using mini-muffins- cook 10-15 minutes).
  • *1 Tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar and enough milk to equal 1 cup may be substituted- let stand 5 minutes to"curdle".
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