Apple carrot bran muffins

    45 min

    These apple and carrot bran muffins are full of whole grains and seeds, and are a great way to start the day and get the metabolism working. Use a variety of seeds, such as flax, sesame, pumpkin, etc. You can use oil instead of margarine, if desired.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 75g wheat bran
    • 4 tablespoons oat bran
    • 125g plain flour
    • 100g dark brown soft sugar
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 70g sultanas
    • 5 tablespoons mixed seeds and/or chopped nuts
    • 1 medium carrot, grated
    • 1 large apple, grated (with peel)
    • 5 tablespoons light margarine spread
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 350ml skimmed milk

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Mix the dry ingredients together (first 9 ingredients listed).
    2. Add the apple and carrot and coat with the flour mixture.
    3. Melt the margarine in the microwave for 30 seconds and pour over the other ingredients. Stir in just a little.
    4. Beat egg and milk together and pour over other ingredients. Mix with a spoon until just combined.
    5. Let the mixture sit for a few minutes so that bran can soak up some of the milk.
    6. Use a heaped spoonful of mixture for each muffin into your greased muffin tin.
    7. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for about 15 minutes.
    8. Serve plain or with margarine spread and/or jam.

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    Taste gorgeous but it took me way more than 15mins to be ready. My oven was preheated. 😕  -  27 Sep 2017


    These are just right when you fancy something sweet, but they are very healthy too! I froze them very well.  -  25 Sep 2016  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    I made these muffins recently and they were divine. Everyone I gave them to really like them. Thank you, I have saved this recipe to my favourites  -  29 Nov 2013  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)