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Date or Raisin Bran Muffins Recipe

Makes 12 muffins


  • 1 cup bran cereal
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup unbleached flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup raisins or dates, finely chopped and pitted
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil


1. Mix cereal and milk.
2. Let stand a few minutes until most of the milk is absorbed.
3. Grease 12 2 1/2-inch muffin cups.
4. Heat oven to 400 degrees Siftflour, baking powder, salt and sugar into a medium-sized bowl.
5. Stir to mix well.
6. Add dates/raisins and nuts; toss to mix.
7. Add egg and oil to soakedcereal and beat well with a fork.
8. Pour into flour mixture and stir onlyuntil dry ingredients are moistened.
9. Batter will be lumpy.
10. Drop batter into prepared pans, filling each cup half to two-thirds full.
11. Bake about 30 minutes, or until browned.
12. Remove from pan and serve hot with butter and jelly or preserves.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Date
Fruit / Raisin
Grain and Cereal
Preparation Method:Baking

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