Banana And Cranberry Bran Muffins Recipe
Super delicious and moist Banana And Cranberry Bran Muffins Recipe is a must try. Packed with nutrition and fiber they make a perfect treat and can be had for breakfast or evening snack.
The Banana and Cranberry Bran Muffins Recipe are a great source of fiber and a wholesome snack. This muffin recipe is perfect for weight watchers, diabetic and can even make a healthy snack for kids lunchboxes. It uses only a tablespoon of butter and has no artificial sweeteners, along with the goodness of bran and whole wheat flour making it healthy and diabetic friendly as well.
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- 3/4 cup Instant Oats (Oatmeal) , or oats bran
- 1/3 cup Milk
- 2 Ripe Bananas , mashed
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour , or all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon Baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini) , (optional)
- 1/4 cup Cranberries , (dried) chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon Salt
- 1 tablespoon Butter (unsalted) , melted
- 1 tablespoon Honey
- 1 tablespoon Maple syrup
How to make Banana And Cranberry Bran Muffins Recipe
To begin making the Banana and Cranberry Bran Muffins Recipe, preheat oven to 175 degree Celsius.
In a bowl, mix together oat bran, milk, bananas and vanilla extract and let the mixture sit for 10-15 minutes. This will help soak the oat bran so that the muffins are not dry.
In another large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon powder (if using), cranberries and salt. Set aside.
In a different mixing bowl, whisk together butter, honey and maple syrup.
Once the bran mixture has soaked for 10 minutes, add it to the butter mixture. Stir to combine well. Finally add the flour mixture and mix just until combined.
Spoon the muffin mixture into lined muffin tins. These muffins don't rise too much so you can fill till the top. If using mini tins, bake for 12-15 minutes. If using regular sized muffin tins, bake for 18-20 minutes.
Once baked, let the muffins cool for a few minutes before turning them out on a wire mesh.
Richa runs her blog My Food Story from her kitchen in Bangalore. She's grown up in the kitchen alongside her mum and grandmothers and conversations in her family revolve around the next meal. Richa loves experimenting with new ingredients, different cuisines and is always up for trying out a new twist to everyday food. She believes that cooking shouldn't be tiresome or a rare skill. With her blog, she wants to encourage people her age to cook at home; so her recipes are simple, easy to follow and fun.