Pecan Raisin Bran Muffins

 Source: Pecan Raisin Bran Muffins, HealthyFlax.org

Source: Pecan Raisin Bran Muffins, HealthyFlax.org

Start your day off with one of these Pecan Raisin Bran Muffins, they will keep you energized all morning!

Ingredients

  • 1 cups (250 mL) 1% milk    
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) all bran cereal           
  • 1 egg                     
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) granulated sugar         
  • 6 Tbsp (90 mL) canola oil            
  • 1 cup + 2 Tbsp (280 mL) all-purpose flour           
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder            
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda         
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt         
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) raisins  
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped pecans  
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) ground flaxseed  

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 º F (180 ºC).
  2. In a large bowl, combine milk, all bran, eggs, sugar, oil, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, raisins and ground flax.  Mix well.
  3. Fill greased muffin tins two thirds full. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool in tins 5 minutes before removing to cooling rack.
 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 12 muffins.

SERVING SIZE: 1 muffin.  Each serving contains 1 tsp (5 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 220
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Carbohydrates 26 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 15 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 220 mg
Potassium 125 mg