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Gingerbread Bran Muffins

Gingerbread Bran Muffins
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 12
Treat your family with these delicious gingerbread bran muffins topped with sugar - ready in 45 minutes.
Updated November 22, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • For more whole grain goodness, 1/2 cup whole wheat flour can be substituted for 1/2 cup of the all-purpose flour.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
11g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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