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Banana nut bran muffins

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 15–20 minutes
Cooling time: 5 minutes

Banana nut bran muffins

Vegetable cooking spray or paper muffin tin liners
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup wheat bran
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 1/2 cups mashed ripe banana (3 large bananas)
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg white

Preheat oven to 375°F. Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners or spray with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, bran, baking soda, salt, and pecans. Set aside. In another bowl, beat together the banana and oil. Add brown sugar and egg white and beat until completely mixed. Stir in dry ingredients just until blended. Spoon mixture evenly into muffin cups, filling each about 3/4 full. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Allow muffins to cool in tins for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to complete cooling.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 160
  Carbohydrate: 27 g
  Protein: 3 g
  Fat: 6 g
  Saturated fat: <1 g
  Sodium: 106 mg
  Fiber: 3 g
Exchanges per serving: 2 starch, 1 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 2




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