Hearty oat bran muffins

Oat Bran Muffins with Raisens and Almonds

These oat bran muffins are a hearty and flavorful addition to any breakfast or brunch menu.


1 1/4 cups oat bran
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg, beaten
3/4 cup applesauce
1/2 cup fat-free milk
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1/2 cup dried fruit, like raisins


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly coat the bottom of 12 muffin cups with cooking spray; set aside. In a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture, then set aside. In a small bowl, combine wet ingredients. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Mix just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Fold in dried fruit. Divide batter evenly among the muffin cups. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool muffin pan on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove the muffins from the cups; serve warm.

Yield: 12 muffins

Nutrient analysis per serving

Calories 133 
Sodium 154mg
Total fat 2g 
Carbohydrates 29g
Saturated fat 0g 
Fiber 2g
Cholesterol 18mg 
Protein 4g