Date Bran Muffins | Recipes

Date Bran Muffins

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Makes:12 muffins
Freezing:excellent

With sweet, plump dates and natural bran, these delicious muffins will bring a little extra sunshine to your mornings.

Ingredients

Filling

1 cup 250 mL chopped dates
1 cup 250 mL hot water
¼ cup 50 mL packed brown sugar
1 tsp 5 mL lemon juice

Muffin

1 1/2 cups 375 mL natural bran
3/4 cup 175 mL Robin Hood® All Purpose Whole Wheat Flour
1 tsp 5 mL baking soda
1 tsp 5 mL salt
1 egg
¼ cup 50 mL packed brown sugar
1 tbsp 15 mL Crisco® Vegetable or Canola oil
1 cup 250 mL buttermilk or sour milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease or line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. Filling: Place dates, hot water, brown sugar and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Stirring occasionally, simmer until thickened. Set aside to cool.
  3. Muffin: Combine bran, flour, baking soda and salt in large mixing bowl.
  4. Beat egg, brown sugar, oil and buttermilk together thoroughly in a separate large mixing bowl.
  5. Add egg mixture all at once to bran mixture. Stir just until moistened.
  6. Stir in date filling.
  7. Fill prepared muffin cups 3/4 full.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center of muffin comes out clean.

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