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Apple Bran Muffins  


Ingredients
 

1 ½ cups wheat bran
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup all-purpose flour
¼ cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 egg whites
½ apple, grated


Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine bran and buttermilk. Soak for 10 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease muffin cups.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together flour, brown sugar and baking soda. Stir in bran mixture and egg whites. Fold in apple. Divide batter into 12 muffin cups.
  4. Bake for 16-18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from pan.

Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving  
Calories 85
Total Fat  <1 gram
Cholesterol <1 mg
Carbohydrate 19 grams
Dietary Fiber 3.5 grams
Sodium 183 mg

Recipe contributed by Dean Dietitian Shirley Shelley, MS, RD, CD.