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ZUCCHINI BRAN MUFFINS

Easy to make Zucchini Bran Muffins are a deliciously healthy breakfast. Full of nutritious veggies, yogurt for calcium & bran cereal for fiber, they're an energy packed snack or a great grab-n-go breakfast. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keywords Bran Muffins, Zucchini Muffins
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 26 minutes
Total Time 41 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 279 kcal
Author Linda Warren

Ingredients

  • 2 cups  bran cereal I used a generic crunchy raisin bran cereal but you can use a GF oat bran cereal as well
  • 1 cup  zucchini  shredded
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups flour for GF sub Namaste flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare a 12-cup muffin tin by spraying with a nonstick spray or by inserting paper muffin liners in tin.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cereal, zucchini (which has been squeezed between paper towels to reduce water content), milk, egg, butter and sugar. Stir to combine.

  3. Sift flour, baking powder, ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon together and add to cereal/zucchini mixture. Stir well.
  4. Using a 1/4 cup measuring cup, fill each muffin cavity with batter, a little over 3/4 full.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes, remove to wire rack and allow to cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and allow to cool completely before storing.

Recipe Notes

Tip: I like to freeze mine in ziploc bags as they keep longer. Just take out the night before to let thaw or pop into the microwave, straight from the freezer, for 30 seconds and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts
ZUCCHINI BRAN MUFFINS
Amount Per Serving
Calories 279 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 295mg12%
Potassium 384mg11%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 1225IU25%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 77mg8%
Iron 11.6mg64%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.