Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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Not your basic bran muffin--these muffins are chock full of bananas and honey.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Stir together bran cereal and half & half in bowl. Let stand 5 minutes.
Add butter, brown sugar, honey, bananas and eggs to bran cereal mixture; stir until well mixed. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt just until moistened.
Spoon batter evenly into 12 paper-lined or greased muffin cups. Bake 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
These muffins are excellent! They are moist, flavorful and just plain tasty! I did substitute Agave Nectar for honey (since I was out) and it worked just as well. I did double the amount, however, as honey is typically sweeter than Agave Nectar. I also added 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts and it complimented the recipe well. Instead of making 12 muffins, the recipe was perfect for 6 jumbo muffins. I tested them at 25 minutes and decided to leave them in for an additional minute to allow them to brown a bit more. My fiance could not believe it was a bran muffin.
I don't know if I used the wrong type of bran cereal or what happened, but this recipe was a real flop. Very bland and really chewy almost rubbery texture to the bran pieces. I had to throw the entire batch in the garbage.
They are very moist and flavorful. A tasty bran muffin for a change!
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