Refrigerator Bran Muffins
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
The bran flakes, all-bran and water mixture looks a little strange at first. But I promise if you let it sit while it cools and stir every few minutes it will come together.
Yield: 24 muffins
Author: Sam
Ingredients:
  • 2 cups wheat bran flakes
  • 1 cup all-bran look like little twigs
  • 1 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/4 cup no-added sugar applesauce
  • 3/4 cups brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Directions:
  1. In a large bowl with a tight fitting lid, place the wheat bran flakes and the all-bran and pour the boiling water over and mix well. Stir every couple of minutes while the mixture cools to room temperature. The mixture will be very thick and sticky.
  2. After the mixture cools, add the buttermilk, melted butter, applesauce, sugar, eggs and vanilla and mix well. Add the flour, baking soda and salt. Mix well to combine all the ingredients together.
  3. The batter can be covered and kept in the refrigerator for up to 14 days. To bake, scoop the batter into greased or lined muffin tins filled 3/4 full. Bake at 375 for about 15-17 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.
Notes:

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