Molasses Bran Muffins

Molasses Bran Muffins


"This is a muffin recipe that my great-grandmother always made. It makes a great tasting moist muffin."


35 m servings 148 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 148 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 264 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a 12 cup muffin pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, mix skim milk, molasses, egg, and vegetable oil. Mix in the bran cereal. Thoroughly stir in the flour mixture. Transfer to the prepared muffin pan.
  4. Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.
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  1. 78 Ratings


I figured out how to make these the best bran muffins ever! The trick is to use fancy molasses rather than blackstrap or other types. Fancy molasses seems to be less intense in flavor. Also a...

Lovely, earthy flavor to these muffins, due to the molasses. This recipe is less sweet than most, because there is no sweetening other than the molasses. For those who don't appreciate a strong ...

Delicious bran muffin recipe! This a a great way to use up the last of the All-Bran cereal and sneak something healthy into my husband's diet at the same time. I used 1/4 cup of molasses, 2 Tb...

This was a very easy bran muffin recipe. It was moist and full of flavor. I did 1/4 cup each of molasses and honey instead of 1/2 c. molasses, just a preference. I also added some ground flaxs...

This recipe makes excellent muffins. I've made them with coconut added as well. However, I suspect that the 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda should actually be 1 teaspoon of baking powder plus 1/2...

These were yummy. I added 1/2 t cinnamon and vanilla. Also, to make them healthier, I used whole wheat flour, added 1/4 cup wheat germ, and instead of raisins, 1 cup blueberries, and topped th...

For people with anemia, this is a great recipe. Blackstrap molasses is the only molasses that is high in iron. I did change it up the 2nd time around to create a low fat muffin. I used sugar fre...

Pretty good! I used whole wheat flour and substituted apple sauce for the oil just for a little extra healthiness. Also I didn't have raisins on hand, so I used an equal amount of cinnamon chi...

My grandmother made the best bran muffins in the world. I have been looking for a recipe like hers and this is it. I used whole wheat flour and added 1/2 cup of wheat germ to make them fiber hea...