Good-For-You Banana Apple Raisin Bran Muffins

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I’ve had a slight problem with picking up a few too many bananas at Aldi lately, so my freezer is packed with browned bananas that didn’t get eaten quickly enough!  I finally decided it was time to do something with all those bananas, and came up with this healthified :) treat that we loved.  They’re good for you, and a great way to use up some fruit in your kitchen if you have it.

 

(You can also easily double the batch . . which is what I did because muffins go fast around here!)

 

Morning Glory Muffins

Ingredients

  1. 1 1/2 cups raisin bran
  2. 1 egg
  3. 3/4 cup milk
  4. 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  5. 1/2 cup white flour
  6. 1 tsp. baking soda
  7. 1 tsp. cinnamon
  8. 2 tbsp. butter
  9. 2 tbsp. sugar
  10. 1 apple, shredded
  11. 2 very ripe banaas
  12. 1/2 cup honey

 

Directions

  1. Mix egg and milk in a bowl, and add raisin bran.  Let stand for five minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a seperate bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, cinnamonn melted butter, apple, banana and honey.
  3. Add to egg and milk mixture, and stir until mixed.
  4. Spoon unto muffin cups, and bake for 18-20 minutes (mine were closer to 18.)
  5. Enjoy!
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Comments

  1. darbe says:

    i have a stupid question, I’m not familiar with baking with whole wheat flour-so couldn’t you just use a whole cup of whole wheat flour instead of half white and half whole wheat?

    • Laurie says:

      Hi Darbe! You could use all whole wheat, but they would be a little heavier/denser muffins, so I usually use half whole wheat and half white wheat when I bake. (They’d definitely be even better for you though, if you try it let me know how they are!)

  2. Lori M says:

    Hi Laurie,
    These muffins look delicious! I have everything but whole wheat flour. Can I use just white flour and maybe more raisin bran perhaps? Already spent my grocery $ this week and don’t want to spend over budget but don’t want to waste my bananas either. Love your site!

    • Laurie says:

      Hey Lori! Yes – I don’t even think you need to add more raisin bran – when I run out of whole wheat flour that’s what I do too! :)

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