Molasses Bran Muffins

Ingredients

For  Single recipe    (12 standard muffins or 6 large muffins)

Bran and Buttermilk Mixture:

Moist Ingredients:

Dry Ingredients:

Carrot, Raisins and Nuts:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Grease muffin pans and set aside. Use either standard 12-muffin pan(s) or large 6-muffin pan(s).
  3. Add bran cereal to a large bowl.
  4. Pour the buttermilk over the bran cereal; let stand for 1 minute.
  5. Add oil, egg, vanilla, and molasses to the bowl. Stir into the milk and cereal mixture.
  6. Add the dry ingredients to the bowl and stir until flour is just moistened (the batter should be lumpy).
  7. Stir in carrot, raisins and optional nuts.
  8. Fill muffin cups ¾ full.
  9. Bake 15 minutes for a standard muffin pan, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  10. Bake 25 minutes for a large 6-muffin pan, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  11. Immediately remove from pans and serve.

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