Banana-Cranberry Spice Muffins

Think of these delicious muffins as spicy mini banana breads with tart cranberries.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
cup Fiber One™ original bran cereal
1
egg
3/4
cup fat-free (skim) milk
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup sugar
3
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries

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  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease bottoms only of 12 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or cooking spray, or place paper baking cup in each muffin cup. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or flat side of meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat egg, milk and oil with fork or wire whisk until well mixed; beat in bananas. Stir in cereal; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt until blended. Stir in cranberries. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from pan to cooling rack. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease bottoms only of 12 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or cooking spray, or place paper baking cup in each muffin cup. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or flat side of meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat egg, milk and oil with fork or wire whisk until well mixed; beat in bananas. Stir in cereal; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt until blended. Stir in cranberries. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from pan to cooling rack. Serve warm.

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Calcium, from dairy foods like milk, buttermilk and cheese can help build bones. Look for low-fat or part-skim varieties of cheese when you can.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.