Looking for a new recipe for whole grain muffins?
I found this recipe on the back of a package of Bob’s Red Mill wheat bran and tweaked it just a bit. These are soft, hearty muffins full of whole grain goodness. You can find the original recipe here.
Whole Grain Muffins
makes 12 muffins
1 cup wheat bran
1.5 cups whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup pecans or walnuts, optional
1 cup milk
1/2 cup honey
3/4 cup applesauce
2 tbsp olive oil
2 eggs, beaten
1. Preheat oven to 400°.
2. Combine wheat bran, flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Stir in nuts if desired.
3. In a separate bowl, blend the milk, honey, applesauce, oil, and eggs.
4. Add wet ingredients to dry. Stir until just moist.
5. Pour into greased muffin cups and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until they test clean with a toothpick.
(with nuts): 180 calories, 7 g fat, 29 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein
(without nuts): 148 cal, 4 g fat, 28 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein
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