Bran Flax Muffins

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Money talks
But it don’t sing and dance
And it don’t walk
And long as I can have you
Here with me, I’d much rather be
Forever in blue jeans

— Neil Diamond lyrics “Forever in Blue Jeans”


  • PREP 15 mins COOK 20 mins READY IN 35 mins
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 3/4 cup ground flax seed

  • 3/4 cup oat bran

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 3/4 cup skim milk

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 cups shredded carrots

  • 2 apples, peeled, shredded

  • 1/2 cup raisins

  • 1 cup chopped mixed nuts

  • Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease muffin pan or line with paper muffin liners.
    2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, flax seed, oat bran, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Add the milk, eggs, vanilla and oil; mix until just blended. Stir in the carrots, apples, raisins and nuts. Fill prepared muffin cups 2/3 full with batter.
    3. Bake at 350 F (175 degrees C) for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

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