Pumpkin Bran Bonus Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Pumpkin Bran Bonus Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Pumpkin Bran Bonus Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by heatherknott

Makes 24 servings



Muffin recipe high in potassium to help lower blood pressure - This muffin has 177 mg of potassium; add yogurt and a banana and you get 1,027 mg of potassium. Read more: http://www.canada.com/health/Lower+your+blood+pressure+with+potassium+rich+foods/2550742/story.html#ixzz1vKQljJmZ

Recipe Ingredients for Pumpkin Bran Bonus Muffins

2 cups (500 mL) bran cereal
1 1/4 cups (300 mL) all purpose flour
1 1/4 cups (300 mL) whole wheat flour
1 cup (250 mL) raisins
1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cranberries
1/2 cup (125 mL) sesame seeds
1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed
1/2 cup (50 mL) wheat germ
2 tsp (10 mL) baking soda
2 eggs
2 cups (500 mL) buttermilk
1 cup (250 mL) brown sugar
1 cup (250 mL) canned or cooked mashed pumpkin
1/2 cup (125 mL) vegetable oil

Recipe Directions for Pumpkin Bran Bonus Muffins

  1. In a bowl combine bran cereal, all purpose flour, whole wheat flour, raisins, dried cranberries, sesame seeds, flaxseed, wheat germ and baking soda.

  2. In a large bowl combine eggs, lightly beaten along with buttermilk, brown sugar, pumpkin and oil. Gradually fold in bran mixture until well combined.

  3. Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C). Scoop about 1/3 cup (75 mL) of the batter for each muffin and place into prepared muffin tin.

  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until tops are firm to the touch. Let cool in tins for 10 minutes, then remove muffins to cool completely.

  5. Makes 24 muffins.

Categories

Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 80.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
203
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.5g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
148mg
6%
Potassium
247mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
29.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4.2g
17%
Sugars
12.2g
Protein
5.3g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 9% Iron 14%
* 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 manganese
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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