Banana Raisin Oat Bran Muffins

This recipe is taken from the 2000 Milk Calendar. Craving a moist but light muffin? Satisfaction comes easy. The secret: use overripe bananas. These muffins are great as a nutritious midday snack.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 20 min - 25 min
Yields 12 muffins
banana raisin oat bran muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 lightly beaten egg
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Milk
  • 1 cup (250 mL) mashed ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose or whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup (250 mL) oat bran
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) raisins
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C). Lightly butter or spray 12 nonstick muffin pans.

In bowl, combine egg, milk, bananas, sugar, oil and vanilla extract; mix well. In another bowl, mix together flour, oat bran, raisins, baking soda and baking powder; stir into egg mixture, only until combined. Spoon into prepared muffin pan. Bake for 20 to 25 min or until tops are firm to the touch.

Tips

For the Adventurous: Substitute dried cranberries, cherries or chopped figs for the raisins.

Healthy Eating Tip: Oat bran contains soluble fibre, the kind of fibre that helps to reduce blood cholesterol levels.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 330 Calories
Protein: 6 g
Carbohydrate: 71 g
Fat: 6 g
Fibre: 3.6 g
Sodium: 150 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 6 % / 71 mg
Magnesium: 19 %
Thiamin: 18 %
Iron: 16 %
Vitamin B6: 15 %