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Natural Bran Muffins

  100% bran 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Unbleached flour 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Baking soda 5 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg/2 egg whites 1
  Buttermilk 1 Quart
  40% bran flakes 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Dried fruit and nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs) (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a medium bowl combine 100% bran cereal and boiling water.
Let stand until cool.
In a sifter combine flour and baking soda.
Into a large mixing bowl sift flour mixture.
Add sugar, shortening and egg or egg whites; mix well.
Add buttermilk and bran flakes; mix well.
Stir in dried fruit.
Grease muffin cups well.
Fill the prepared muffin cups 2/3 full.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Better Buy
Side Dish
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7455 Calories from Fat 1129

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 126 g193.1%

Saturated Fat 24.2 g121.1%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 8655.4 mg360.6%

Total Carbohydrates 1455 g484.9%

Dietary Fiber 67.6 g270.4%

Sugars 642.2 g

Protein 165 g330.7%

Vitamin A 108.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 14.9% Iron 486.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Natural Bran Muffins Recipe