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|
|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.