Banana Bran Muffins

This recipe can help you introduce more whole grains to your meal!

Details

Difficulty

Beginner

Yield

12 muffins

Prep Time

15 minutes

Rise Time

45 minutes

Bake Time

30 minutes

Ingredients


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 (4-1/2 tsp.) envelopes Fleischmann's® RapidRise Yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup butter OR margarine
  • 1 cup unprocessed wheat bran
  • 1-1/4 cups mashed banana
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • Walnuts for garnish (optional)

Directions


Combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, undissolved yeast, and salt in a large bowl. Heat water, honey and butter until very warm (120° to 130°F). Stir in wheat bran; let stand about 2 minutes. Gradually stir into flour mixture. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in banana and walnuts.

Spoon about 1/3 cup of batter into 12 (2-1/2-inch) greased muffin cups. Sprinkle with additional walnuts, if desired. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place for about 45 minutes.

Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until done. Remove from cups; serve warm.