Basic Bran Muffins

We all know that bran muffins can be both delicious and very good for you. Now, we have all on one card a healthy bran muffin base with six variations that all sound delicious. I’ll probably give these a try sometime soon.

Basic Bran Muffins (Bingham Collection)

1 1/4 c flour

1 tbsp baking powder

1/4 c sugar

1 c bran cereal

1 c milk

1 egg

1/4 c oil

Combine cereal & milk, let stand 2 minutes, add egg, oil, beat well.

Combine dry ingredients, add to cereal just til mixed. Pour into 12 muffin cups (greased). Bake 20 minutes at 400.

Variations

1. Decrease milk to 1/4 c, stir in 1 c applesauce to cereal. Add 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, 1/4 tsp cloves to flour (or 1 tsp pumpkin spice)

2. Stir in 1/2 c chopped cherries, 1/4 c chopped nuts

3. Stir in 1/2 c chopped prunes or raisins and 1/2 tsp cinnamon

4. Add 1/2 c chopped dates and 1/4 c chopped almonds

5. Cook 1/2 c chopped onion in margarine until tender. Add to batter with 1 tsp carroway seeds

6. Decrease milk to 1/2 c, add 1/2 c orange juice and 2 tsp orange rind (grated)

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