Gingerbread Bran Muffins

Treat your family with these delicious gingerbread bran muffins topped with sugar - ready in 45 minutes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Muffins

1
egg
1/4
cup sugar
1
cup buttermilk*
1/3
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup molasses
1 1/2
cups bran cereal shreds (do not use bran flakes)
1
cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves

Topping

2
tablespoons sugar
  • 1 In medium bowl, lightly beat egg. Add 1/4 cup sugar, the buttermilk, oil and molasses; beat well with wire whisk. Stir in cereal. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix all remaining muffin ingredients. Add to bran mixture; mix well. Bake immediately, or cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups. Sprinkle each with 1/2 teaspoon sugar.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until tops spring back when touched lightly. Remove from pan. Serve warm or cool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Muffin
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    220mg
    220%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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