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Banana Bran Muffins

Serves:  12
Serving Size:  Each muffin has 100 calories, 1 g fat, 21 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein


    2 1/2 cups flour                                             3/4 cup sugar
    1 1/2 tsp baking soda                                  1/4 teaspoon salt
    2 large eggs                                                  1 1/2 cups buttermilk
    1 1/2 cups bran                                             1 cup mashed, ripe bananas

Cooking Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 12 cup muffin pan with non-stick spray.
2. Sift the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt together.
3. Whisk together the eggs, buttermilk and bran. Let stand for 10 minutes.
4. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the egg mixture all at once. Stir with a wooden spoon until the dry ingredients are just moistened.
5. Fold the mashed bananas (be careful not to overmix). Fill the tins two-thirds full.
6. Bake for about 25 minutes. The muffins are done when a knife inserted in the center of a muffin comes out dry.

Whole wheat flour can be substituted for half or all white flour--increase the fluid to 2 cups; how fat or fat-free milk can also be used in place of buttermilk; OPTIONAL: add walnuts!

Recipe from: FoodFit

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