These apple filled bran muffins make a great breakfast treat or afternoon snack. They're healthy and kids love them.
To make our apple bran muffin recipe, preheat oven to 375°. Coat 12, 23/4-inch muffin tin cups with vegetable cooking spray and set aside. In small bowl combine buttermilk, bran and baking soda and set aside.
In mixer bowl, cream sugar and lekvar; beat in egg whites and molasses. Stir in buttermilk mixture, flour, apple and salt; blend thoroughly.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, dividing equally. Bake about 20 minutes or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Place apple bran muffins onto rack to cool completely.
Apple Bran Muffins: Calories 121, Fat 1g, Cal. from Fat 5%, Carb. 29g, Chol. 1mg, Sodium 215mg, Fiber 4g
For comparison, a traditional muffin contains: Calories 170, Fat 9g, Cal. from Fat 43%, Carb. 23g, Chol. 40mg, Sodium 289mg, Fiber 3g