• Preparation Time 20 minutes
  • Baking Time 20 minutes
  • Makes 12 muffins
  • Freezing Excellent


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  • Filling
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 cup hot water
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Muffin
  • 1 1/2 cups natural bran
  • 3/4 cup Robin Hood® All Purpose Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable or Canola oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk

Serving Size: 12 muffins


Serving Size: 12 muffins

  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease or line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.
  • Filling: Place dates, hot water, brown sugar and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Stirring occasionally, simmer until thickened. Set aside to cool.
  • Muffin: Combine bran, flour, baking soda and salt in large mixing bowl.
  • Beat egg, brown sugar, oil and buttermilk together thoroughly in a separate large mixing bowl.
  • Add egg mixture all at once to bran mixture. Stir just until moistened.
  • Stir in date filling.
  • Fill prepared muffin cups 3/4 full.
  • 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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