Banana-Orange Bran Muffins with Pecans and Raisins Recipe

Banana-Orange Bran Muffins with Pecans and Raisins Recipe

Banana-Orange Bran Muffins with Pecans and Raisins Recipe

  • Makes: 12 Servings
  • Ready In: 45 mins
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 20-25 mins

Nothing’s more fun than baking with the family on the weekend. Get together, and make these delicious and healthy treats to go with a brunch, or to have as snacks anytime!

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 176
  • Fat: 7g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Sodium: 175mg
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Fiber: 3g

Ingredients:

  1. Nonstick cooking spray
    1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium bananas)
    1/2 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
    1 egg
    1/4 cup canola oil or light olive oil
    1 1/2 cups bran flakes cereal
    1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
    2 tsp. baking powder
    1/4 tsp. baking soda
    1/4 tsp. cinnamon
    1/8 tsp. salt
    1/2 cup raisins, regular or golden
    1/4 cup chopped toasted pecans

Directions:

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. Spray 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
    3. In large bowl, whisk together mashed bananas, orange juice concentrate, egg and oil.
    4. Stir in bran flakes.
    5. Let sit about 15 minutes to soften cereal.
    6. In separate bowl, combine flour with baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
    7. Add to cereal mixture and stir just until combined.
    8. Gently fold in raisins and pecans.
    9. Spoon batter evenly into muffin tins.
    10. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until done.
    11. Cool 5 minutes in tin.

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