Bran Muffins II Recipe

Step 1

Mix bran, buttermilk, molasses and brown sugar in a small bowl, let stand until all liquid is absorbed.

Step 2

Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into large bowl. Stir in raisins, if desired.

Step 3

Stir egg and melted shortening into bran mixture. Add bran-egg mixture all at once into flour mixture. Stir lightly with a fork until evenly moist.

Step 4

Spoon batter into heat-resistant plastic coffee cup holders that have been lined with paper muffin liners. Fill muffin cups 1/2 full.

Step 5

Place 6 muffins at a time around the outside edge of the turn- table, leaving the center of the turntable empty. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 3 minutes, or until muffins test done with a toothpick.

Step 6

Repeat with remaining muffin batter.

Makes 12 muffins

Things You'll Need

  • 2 1/4c Whole bran
  • 1c Buttermilk
  • 1/3c Dark molasses
  • 1/4c Firm packed dark brown sugar
  • 1c Sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1t Baking powder
  • 1t Baking soda
  • 1t Salt
  • 1/2c Dark seedless raisins (opt)
  • 1 Egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/4c Vegetable shortening, melted

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