Carrot-Ginger Bran Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Carrot-Ginger Bran Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Carrot-Ginger Bran Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 12 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Carrot-Ginger Bran Muffins

1/4 can (3 oz) frozen unsweetened apple juice concentrate (9017)
1/2 c wheat bran
1 1/4 c whole wheat (20080)or other whole-grain flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder (18369)
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 egg, beaten
1/2 c lowfat plain yogurt
1/2 c shredded carrots
1 tsp grated fresh ginger root
3 tbsp molasses
1/4 c pumpkin seeds

Recipe Directions for Carrot-Ginger Bran Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  2. Boil juice over high heat until it becomes syrupy. Set aside and let cool.

  3. In a large bowl, whisk together wheat bran, flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and ground ginger.

  4. In a separate bowl, combine reduced juice, egg, yogurt, carrot, fresh ginger, and molasses. Combine mixtures and then fold in pumpkin seeds.

  5. Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin cups. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool on a wire rack.

Categories

Vegetables, Breads, Breakfast, American, Bake, Vegetarian, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 47.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.2g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Sodium
185mg
8%
Potassium
241mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
18.2g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
3.8g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 8% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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