Refrigerated Bran Muffins

Refrigerated Bran Muffins

(24 servings)    Printable Version
  • 2 and 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 and 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups whole bran cereal
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 large eggs - beaten
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar - packed
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1 cup raisins
In medium mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside. In a small mixing bowl, place 1 cup bran cereal. Pour the boiling water over the cereal and set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk, sugars, cooking oil, banana and the remaining bran cereal. Add flour mixture to the egg mixture. Stir until just moistened. Add the soaked bran and stir until just combined. Stir in raisins.

Transfer the batter to a covered container and refrigerate overnight or up to 4 weeks.

To bake: Grease 2 and 1/2 inch muffin cups or line muffin cups with paper bake cups. Spoon batter into prepared cups filling each 2/3 full. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 18 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched.

Makes 24 muffins. Can be doubled.


This batter can be made and refrigerated way in advance. So you can have warm muffins ready with 20 minutes notice. Secret ingredient: Bran breakfast cereal.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank specialk_c for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Refrigerated Bran Muffins?
Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)
Based on 2 votes.


From Grateful
Rating (out of 5):  

If you want to be a hero, cook this muffins. Adults and kids alike love them. I made these for Thanksgiving and they were a big hit.

Comment submitted: 11/28/2008 (#6982)



From m_in_mpls
Rating (out of 5):  

We make these often! The comment that the batter keeps for a long time sold me, but the taste is excellent! We keep the batter in the fridge and bake fresh in the morning in the toaster oven. So good, it doesn't taste like bran!

Comment submitted: 11/9/2008 (#6774)





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