Apple-Cinnamon Bran Muffins
A Heart-Healthy Breakfast Recipe
- 2 cups bran flakes cereal
- 1 cup skim milk or plain soy milk
- 2 Tbsp. grapeseed oil
- 1 egg
- 1 Tbsp. honey
- 1/3 cup molasses
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 2 apples, grated and coated with 1 tsp. cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray twelve 2 1/2 -inch muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray. Mix bran cereal and milk in a medium bowl and let stand for 5 minutes. In a large bowl, mix oil, egg, honey, molasses, vanilla extract, and cereal mixture. Add flour and baking powder. Fold in apple-cinnamon mixture. Divide batter into 12 muffin cups. Bake 25 minutes. Eat fresh out of the oven, or freeze individual muffins in freezer bags.
Makes 12 muffins.
Nutrition Facts (per muffin): Calories 150, Total Fat 3.5 g, Sodium 110 mg, Carbs 28 g, Fiber 4 g, Protein 4 g
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