Recipe by gailw
"This recipe has 1 cup natural bran which makes this recipe good with fiber. Also can use applesauce or sour cream instead of vegetable oil. I found that a little applesauce with the chopped apples and a little streusel topping in the middle makes a nice middle of muffin if you would like to make a gourmet muffin. I have found"
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unprocessed wheat bran
lightly packed brown sugar
apples - peeled, cored, and chopped
packed brown sugar
Wow! These are so delicious! Such a wonderful way to use up left over apples. This is the best recipe ever for bran muffins. I followed the recipe exactly and they came out great! I am so happy.
This review is based on how I made this recipe: I made this without the streusal topping and found it to be okay but lacking in flavour. For next time, I suggest increasing the cinnamon to 2 tsp and add 1/2 tsp nutmeg and use the streusal topping. I should update the review at that time.
This is my first attempt at making any kind of bran muffin so I don't have anything to compare it to, but as a muffin on it's own it was a tasty, healthy muffin. The recipe says makes 12, but I followed it almost exactly and got 18 standard size muffins. The only thing I changed was going half oil & half applesauce. The slightly sweet is just right I think, and I cut up 2 regular size apples (which was about 2 1/3 c. when chopped) and that was plenty. They're a little crumbly, but that might be because of the oil change. Or because we ate them too quickly after taking out of the oven :) Will try following recipe exactly next time & see how they turn out.
This recipe was excellent, and the muffins came out flavorful and fluffy. Changes I made were subbing two tablespoons of honey and 1/4 cup white sugar for brown sugar, and adding an additional teaspoon of butter to the streusel topping. Baked about 30 minutes. Delicious, and they look and taste like a gourmet muffin.
These were pretty good. Added a tablespoon of peanut butter to the strussle topping and tried some the normal way. When I make these again I will definitly add the peanut butter, it just added a little something that I found these muffins needed.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Apple Streusel Bran Muffins
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 115
Muffins are great for breakfast, with coffee, or just as a snack on the go.
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These muffins are so moist and flavorful, you won't believe they're healthy, too!
These muffins are full of fiber, yet are also moist and very tasty.