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Spiced Carrot Bran Muffins Recipe

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Course: Side Dish, Snack
Total Time: Under 1 Hour
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Moderate
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Spiced Carrot Bran Muffins

Photo by: Mark Shapiro

Yield: Makes 12 muffins

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup (250 mL) All Bran cereal
  • 1 cup (250 mL) buttermilk or sour milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¾ cup (175 mL) finely shredded carrots (about 2 medium)
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1 cup (250 mL) all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup (50 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
  • ¾ tsp (4 mL) ground cinnamon or allspice
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) baking soda
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) salt

Equipment:

  • Muffin tin, greased or paper-lined

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).

1. In a bowl, combine bran cereal and buttermilk. Let stand for about 5 minutes. Add egg, carrots and oil; mix well.

2. In another bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and bran mixture; stir just until blended.

3. Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until browned.

Notes

If you want a quick and delicious icing for carrot muffins, boil a small potato and mash it. Add confectioner’s (icing) sugar and vanilla.


© 2008 Esther Brody
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on a serving size of 1 muffin.

117kcal (6%)
100mg (10%)
2mg (3%)
93mcg RAE (3%)
129mg
25mg
3g
7g
2g
18g
18mg (6%)
277mg (12%)
1g (3%)
4g (7%)
2mg (9%)
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