Carrot Bran Muffins

These flavorful, hearty high fiber muffins make a wonderful mid-morning snack.


2 cups 100% bran cereal

1 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained

1/4 cup shredded carrot

1/4 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped

1/3 cup vegetable oil


1 egg

1 cup whole wheat flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/8 teaspoon salt

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Preheat oven to 400°.
Line a muffin tin with paper baking cups.
In a large bowl stir together cereal and buttermilk. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in pineapple, carrots, nuts, oil, honey and egg. Mix well. Add remaining ingredients. Stir until just combined.
Spoon batter into cups. Fill 3/4 full. Bake 18-20 minutes or until muffins test done.
Yields: 12-16 muffins