Healthy Banana Bran Muffins

Recipe by roxygibbs
READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 12 muffins


  • 1 12
    cups bran flakes
  • 1
    cup mashed ripe banana (3 medium)
  • 12
    cup milk (i used skim)
  • 1
  • 3
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 14
    cup sugar (i used 4 packages of Splenda)
  • 2
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 12
    teaspoon baking soda
  • 18
    teaspoon ground nutmeg (i used a little nutmeg and 1/4 t cinnamon)
  • 14
    cup chopped walnuts (i added, but it's optional)


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease or paper line muffin cups (i sprayed).
  • Combine cereal, bananas, milk, egg and oil in bowl; mix well. Let stand 5 minutes; stir to break up cereal.
  • Combine flour, sugar (sweetner), baking powder, baking soda, spices and nuts (if using) in separate bowl.
  • Add flour mixture all at once to cereal mixture, stirring just until moistened.
  • Divide evenly among prepared muffin cups, which comes to about a heaping tablespoon per muffin.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes or until tester inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Serve warm (room temp is OK too).