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Date Nut Bran Muffins

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Ingredients
  Boiling water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Bran cereal 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
  Egg 1
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Dates 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a bowl, take the cereal and pour boiling water over it.
2. Keep aside for 10 minutes.
3. In another bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon and keep aside.
4. Mix the egg, milk and vegetable oil with the cereal.
5. Add the mixture to the flour mixture and stir until moistened.
6. Add 1/4 cup pecans and dates and fold them in.

MAKING
7. Take six single paper-lined muffin cups and fill them 1/2 to 2/3 full with the mixture.
8. Sprinkle each muffin with 1 teaspoon pecans.
9. In the microwave, cook for 2 to 3 1/2 minutes at Power 7 or Medium High, until wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
10. Let them stand for 1 to 2 minutes.
11. Cool the muffins on a rack further for 5 to 10 minutes.
12. Repeat the process to make more muffins.

SERVING
13. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bran
Interest: 
Kids, Quick
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
4 Minutes
Ready In: 
19 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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