Alan's Ultimate Bran Muffins

Alan's Ultimate Bran Muffins

48 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    25 m
  • Ready In

    45 m
Recipe by  JPW94

“My two year old loves these tasty muffins!”

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Original recipe yields 12 muffins



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 12 cup muffin pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix whole wheat flour, wheat germ, wheat bran, oat bran, baking powder, baking soda, ground ginger, and barley malt flour.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, thoroughly blend oil, honey, milk, yogurt, and eggs. Gradually fold milk mixture into the whole wheat flour mixture until moistened. Fold in the raisins. Spoon into the prepared muffin pan.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.

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OK, this is the very first review I've ever actually done from probably 20 recipes I've tried. I love these muffins They astonished me. I've hardly used my bag of whole wheat flour for 4 years because everything I ever tried to make with it is dry. These are not dry. They are not sweet either. But they are very high in Fiber and vitamins. I think I'm going to try to add cocoa and some brown sugar to the recipe and choc. chips and try to get my daughter to eat them. I've been dying for a great bran muffin recipe that I don't feel guilty eating. Thanks so much for this. Oh, I also just added all liquid ingrediants together and dry together and then added them together. I don't know what size muffins that Alan makes but I made 24 regular muffin cup size muffins not 12. Couldn't find the barley malt flour so I just left it out. All the rest was exactly as the recipe stated.



This is what a bran muffin should taste like! Thankyou to Latisha who said it was too dense, it was that"negative feedback"that made me want to try it.I`ve been looking for a dense and flavorful bran muffin and most often the sugar content is so high that is all one tastes. I use a"gold" whole wheat flour that I order from wheat Montana, it worked well in this recipe and it`s chemical-free.I also ground the raisins and then added some additional dried fruit blend consisting of cherries,blueberry and strawberry.I also added a scoop of no flavor soy based protein powder and got away with it! Thanks for a great muffin!



This is an excellent high fiber muffin recipe! and easy to make. Thank you Alan! I used buckwheat flour, egg replacer, soy milk and honey with the rest of the given ingredients and they came out great.

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Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 280 cal
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs
  • 54.4 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 10.1 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 311 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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