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Banana Raisin Wheat Muffins

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup shredded wheat cereal
  • 1 cup fat free milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana (2 large)
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. margarine
  • 1/2 cup raisins


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Mix cereal and milk in another large bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in egg, banana, sugar and margarine. Add to the flour mixture; stir just until moistened (batter will be lumpy). Stir in raisins. Spoon batter into a muffin pan, which has been sprayed with no-stick cooking spray, and fill each cup two-thirds full. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Makes 12 servings.

Per Serving: about 150 calories, 2.5 grams (g) of fat, 30 g carbohydrate and 2 g fiber.

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