Low-Fat Blueberry Bran Muffins

Low-Fat Blueberry Bran Muffins


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About this recipe: These muffins are just as delicious and moist as regular muffins! They'll be gone before they have time to cool. Low-fat, healthy and yummy, imagine that.


Serves: 12 

  • 85g wheat bran, such as Jordans
  • 250ml skimmed milk
  • 8 tablespoons unsweetened apple sauce or apple puree
  • 1 egg
  • 140g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 60g plain flour
  • 60g wholemeal flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 150g blueberries

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease muffin cups or use paper muffin cases. Mix together wheat bran and milk, and let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together apple sauce, egg, brown sugar and vanilla. Beat in bran mixture. Sieve together flours, bicarb, baking powder and salt. Stir into bran mixture until just blended. Fold in blueberries. Spoon into muffin cases.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until tops spring back when lightly tapped.

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Great recipe except too much applesauce! It becomes far too moist so I would advise halfing it and only putting in 4 table spoons but other than that, fantastic! Great flavour yet so healthy! - 05 Dec 2014

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