Banana-Orange Bran Muffins
With Pecans and Raisins
Don't feel like measuring out a single serving of cereal in the
morning? This recipe has the portion already divvied up: one
Cooking/prep time: 45 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins
Nonstick cooking spray
1 c. mashed ripe bananas
½ c. frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
¼ c. canola oil or light olive oil
1½ c. bran flakes cereal
1 c. whole-wheat pastry flour
2 tsp. baking powder
¼ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. cinnamon
⅛ tsp. salt
½ c. raisins
¼ c. toasted pecans, chopped
1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Spray 12-cup muffin tin with
nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
2. In large bowl, whisk together mashed bananas, orange juice
concentrate, egg and oil. Stir in bran flakes. Let sit about 15
minutes to soften cereal.
3. In separate bowl, combine flour with baking powder, baking
soda, cinnamon and salt. Add to cereal mixture and stir just until
combined. Gently fold in raisins and pecans.
4. Spoon batter evenly into muffin tins. Bake 20 to 25 minutes
or until done. Cool 5 minutes in tin.