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Bran Muffins Recipe

You will love this bran muffin recipe! Not only do you get a moist and flavorful muffin, but you also get a muffin filled with fiber and healthier ingredients!
Prep Time16 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 252kcal
Author: Natalie


  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup vanilla Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup wheat bran
  • 1 cup all-purpose or whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts berries, or dried fruit


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Lightly spray or line one muffin tin, set aside.
  • In a small glass measuring cup or bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, yogurt or sour cream, egg, oil, brown sugar, and vanilla.
  • In a separate mixing bowl whisk together the bran, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Gradually pour n the wet ingredients into the bowl of dry ingredients, mixing just until combined. Gently fold in the berries, dried fruit or nuts (if desired).
  • Scoop the batter into the prepared pan, dividing evenly between the wells.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 14-16 minutes or until the tops are golden brown and spring back when touched. Remove from the oven and allow to cool in the pans for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 218mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 171IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 2mg