Plum Walnut Bran Muffins

Enjoy these bran muffins packed with plums and walnuts that are served with butter and orange marmalade.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1
cup bran flake cereal, crushed
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg, slightly beaten
1
cup buttermilk
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1
cup quartered orange-flavored or regular dried plums
1/2
cup coarsely chopped walnuts
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°. Grease 12 medium muffin cups, 2 3/4x1 1/4 inches, with shortening; or line muffin cups with paper baking cups and spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 Mix flour, cereal, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl with spoon. Stir in egg, buttermilk and oil just until moistened. Gently stir in plums and walnuts. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of the granulated sugar on each muffin.
  • 3 Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan to wire rack. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Muffin
    Calories
    255
    (
    Calories from Fat
    115),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    230mg
    230%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    12%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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