Carrot Bran Muffins

Recipe details

Servings: 12
Time: Under 1 hour

Enjoy these tasty, nutrient-packed muffins along with a glass of milk and some fruit for an easy, fast breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) all-purpose flour or whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) bran cereal, (i.e. All-Bran or 100 % Bran)
  • 1 cup (250 mL) raisins
  • 1 cup (250 mL) grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1 3/4 cups (430 mL) Milk, soured* or buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) butter, melted
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon or orange

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C). Lightly butter or spray muffin pan.
  2. In large bowl, combine flour, cereal, raisins, carrots, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In separate bowl, stir together soured milk or buttermilk, butter, egg and lemon rind; pour over dry ingredients and stir just until moistened.
  3. Spoon into prepared pan. Bake for 20 to 25 min or until tops are firm to the touch.



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Carrot Bran Muffins

Nutrition Information

per serving

Calories: 215
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 41 g
Fat: 5 g
Fibre: 4.2 g
Sodium: 329 mg
Calcium: 89 mg