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Fantastic Fiber Muffins


  • 1 1/2 cups wheat bran
  • 1 cup nonfat milk (or milk substitute)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup organic apples, washed, cored, chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C, gas mark 5).
  • Combine wheat bran and milk, and let stand for 15 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together apple sauce, egg, and brown sugar. Stir in bran mixture and mix well.
  • In a small bowl, combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir into bran mixture and mix until just blended (do not over-mix). Fold in chopped apples.
  • Fill prepared muffin cups with batter (about two thirds full). Bake for about 15-20 minutes.