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Orange Bran Puffins

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Bake up these orange bran muffins or puffins for a healthy and snacky muffin. Made with flour and orange zest this muffin is both healthy and delicious.
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Bran 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange zest 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon

In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar.
Stir in bran and grated orange zest.
In another bowl, beat egg slightly with buttermilk and melted butter.
Add all at once to the flour mixture and stir just until moistened.
Do not overmix.
The batter will be lumpy.
3 Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin, filling cups three-quarters full.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Best served warm.
HINT: When making iced tea, add a little hot water and then cold water so that the crystals will dissolve more completely.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1146 Calories from Fat 233

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.1%

Saturated Fat 10.7 g53.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 243.7 mg81.2%

Sodium 3239.3 mg135%

Total Carbohydrates 215 g71.7%

Dietary Fiber 18.4 g73.6%

Sugars 47.1 g

Protein 45 g89.5%

Vitamin A 12.8% Vitamin C 11.3%

Calcium 29.7% Iron 67.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Bran Puffins Recipe