Lime and Ginger Bran Muffins

Recipe by Ennoia
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 12-14
YIELD: 12 muffins




  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Combine ginger, 2 tbsp of lime & 1/4 of sugar in a small pot.
  • Cook over medium heat for 3 minutes or until sugar has dissolved & mixture is hot.
  • Remove from heat and cool.
  • Stir in lime zest (wait until it's cool, or else the zest will cook and you will lose the bright green colour).
  • Whisk butter with remaining 1/2 cup sugar until smooth.
  • Whisk in eggs and buttermilk until blended.
  • Combine bran, flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder in a large bowl.
  • Stir in buttermilk mixture - Do not overmix.
  • Spoon batter into 12 large well-greased or paper-lined muffin cups.
  • Fill to about 3/4 full.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • GLAZE: Prepare glaze by combining sugar, water and lime juice in a small pot.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat and boil for 1 minute.
  • Prick hot muffins several times with a toothpick or skewer and brush muffin with glaze.
  • Cool in pan on a rack.