Bran and Flax Seed Muffins

(18 servings)

  • 1 and 1/2 cups oat bran
  • 1 cup natural bran
  • 1 cup flax seed - ground
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 whole oranges - washed and quartered
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 and 1/2 cups raisins
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

In a large bowl, combine oat bran, flour, flax seed, bran, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

In a blender, combine oranges, brown sugar, buttermilk, oil, and eggs. Blend well.

Pour the orange mixture into the dry ingredients. Mix until well blended. Stir in raisins.

Fill well-greased muffin tins about 6/8 full.

Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into the center of the muffin comes out clean.

Bran and Flaxseed Muffins

How can something this healthy taste so darn good?! The bran and flax are playfully offset by a surprising sweet citrus flavor from whole oranges.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Checkers for this recipe.

Recipe number 1068. Submitted 9/11/2003.