Orange-Cranberry Bran Muffins

Recipe by Reggies Mom
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 12 muffins




  • Preheat oven to 400°F Line or grease 12 muffin cups and set aside.
  • Combine the bran cereal and wheat bran in a large bowl. Stir in the boiling water to moisten and set aside for 5 minutes. Mix in the buttermilk, egg, oil, sugar substitute, orange juice concentrate, orange zest and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, flaxseed, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt. Stir in the cranberries. Stir into the bran mixture until just moistened.
  • Divide the batter among the muffin cups and bake for about 25 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from the oven and let cook in the pan for about 5 minutes, then remove to cook slightly before serving.
  • Storage: The muffins can be stored, covered, at room temperature for up to 2 days or frozen for up to 1 month. To freeze, wrap each muffin individually, then place them in a resealable plastic bag or airtight container.