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Maple Bran Muffin

Maple syrup, brown sugar, and mixed dried fruit bits give these low-fat buttermilk muffins a delicious hint of sweetness.

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  • Yields: 12 to 16 muffins
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Bake: 25 mins to 30 mins 350°F
  • Stand: 5 mins to 10 mins

Maple Bran Muffin

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat twelve to sixteen 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, stir buttermilk into bran cereal; let stand for 5 to 10 minutes or until cereal is softened. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and baking soda; set aside.
  3. Stir eggs, brown sugar, syrup, and oil into bran mixture. Add flour mixture to bran mixture; stir just until combined. Stir in dried fruit bits. Spoon batter evenly into prepared muffin cups, filling each nearly full.
  4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until tops spring back when touched and a toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups. If desired, drizzle with Maple Icing. Serve warm.

From the Test Kitchen

Make-Ahead Directions:

Prepare as directed; cool. Place unfrosted muffins in an airtight container. Cover and store at room temperature for up to 1 day. If desired, drizzle with Maple Icing before serving.

Maple Icing

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar and maple flavoring. Stir in enough fat-free milk (1 to 2 teaspoons) to make icing easy to drizzle.

Nutrition Facts (Maple Bran Muffin)

    Per serving:
  • 173 kcal cal.,
  • 4 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 2 g monounsatured fat),
  • 1 mg chol.,
  • 152 mg sodium,
  • 33 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 14 g sugar,
  • 5 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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