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Healthy Honey Bran Muffins

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Healthy honey bran muffins are deliciously wholesome with a great texture. Perfect for breakfast or a quick snack.

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These healthy bran muffins are a new and delicious way to enjoy breakfast. They’re made with raisin bran cereal and sweetened with brown sugar and honey. Enjoy these muffins your morning cup of coffee or juice!

They make about 18 muffins, so you will have plenty for the week!

bran muffins on a white plate

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • A healthy and delicious muffin to enjoy for breakfast
  • Makes enough muffins for several days and is perfect for meal prep
  • Sweetened with honey and brown sugar
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Ingredients You’ll Need

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How To Make Healthy Honey Bran Muffins

1 – Preheat oven to 375°. Spray muffin tins with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Combine the cereal and boiling water in a large bowl and mix well. Let stand until cool.

bran cereal and water mixed in a silver bowl

3 – Mix the whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt together.

whole wheat flour in a silver bowl

4 – Beat the brown sugar, applesauce and egg in a mixing bowl until creamy.

wet ingredients mixed together in a bowl

5 – Add the dry ingredients, cereal mixture and buttermilk and mix well.

bran muffin ingredients mixed in a silver bowl

6 – Fill muffin cups about 3/4 full.

7 – Drizzle each muffin with 1/2 teaspoon of honey.

unbaked muffins in a muffin tray

8 – Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean from the center of a muffin.

baked muffins in a muffin tray

How do I store my bran muffins?

Place cooled muffins in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Can I freeze bran muffins?

Yes! Place cooled muffins in a freezer safe container and store in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Calories per serving (1 muffin): 85

Yield: 18 Servings

Healthy Honey Bran Muffins

bran muffins on a white plate

Healthy honey bran muffins are deliciously wholesome with a great texture. Perfect for breakfast or a quick snack.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Raisin Bran cereal
  • 1/3 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup honey

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 375°. Spray muffin tins with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Combine the cereal and boiling water in a large bowl and mix well. Let stand until cool.

3. Mix the whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt together.

4. Beat the brown sugar, applesauce and egg in a mixing bowl until creamy.

5. Add the dry ingredients, cereal mixture and buttermilk and mix well.

6. Fill muffin cups with about 3/4 full.

7. Drizzle each muffin with 1/2 teaspoon of honey.

8. Bake at 375 degrees for 18-20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean from the center of the muffin.

Notes

Add chopped nuts to the batter for more texture.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

18

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 85Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 120mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 1g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Beth

Friday 4th of June 2021

These are so delicious and very yummy. My hubby loved these muffins. Perfect for us and our early mornings! So glad I can make a bunch and freeze them!

Erika

Sunday 6th of June 2021

That's great to hear, Beth!

Rachna

Friday 4th of June 2021

This looks delicious Erika. Best of all they are so healthy. I am going to try them over the weekend.

Erika

Friday 4th of June 2021

Thanks, Rachna. I hope you enjoy them! :)

Emily

Friday 4th of June 2021

I love healthy and delicious recipes! I'm always looking for something quick, easy AND healthy in the morning and now I found it. I'm so glad I found your recipe!

Erika

Friday 4th of June 2021

Thanks, Emily! :)

Gina

Friday 4th of June 2021

Love the honey drizzle on top of these, so good!

Erika

Friday 4th of June 2021

Thanks, Gina! :)

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