Banana Bran Muffins

These sweet muffins are just as good as cake and much better for you. Take them along on your next outing.
  • 2/3 c. bran cereal
  • 1/3 c. skim milk
  • 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 1/2 c. mashed ripe banana
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line muffin tins with paper cups and coat with cooking spray.

Combine bran cereal and milk in a large bowl and let stand 5 minutes until softened. Beat in egg whites and oil; stir in mashed banana and brown sugar. In a separate small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add dry ingredients to banana mixture, stirring just until blended.

Fill muffin cups to rim. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden-brown and firm. Remove from baking pan to cool.

  • Yields: 12 muffins
  • Preparation Time: 25 minutes
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