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Banana Bran Muffins

Banana Bran Muffins
Banana Bran Muffins
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • ½ c. butter, softened

    2/3 c. sugar

    2 eggs

    3 medium ripe bananas, mashed

    ½ c. buttermilk

    1½ c. all-purpose flour

    1½ tsp. baking soda

    ½ tsp. salt

    4 c. bran cereal or bran cereal with raisins

    ½ c. chopped pecans (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 F. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together. Add the eggs, bananas and buttermilk. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into creamed mixture just until moistened. Fold in the cereal and pecans, if desired. Batter will be chunky from the cereal. Fill greased muffin cups. Bake at 350 F for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for five minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm

Makes 14 servings.

Each serving has 230 calories, 10 g fat, 5 g protein, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber and 320 mg sodium.



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