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Low-Fat Bran Muffins

No recipe image available.These may be low-fat, but they're definitely not low in flavor or fiber.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups apple juice
3 cups bran flakes
3 large egg whites
2 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup molasses
2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped apple

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Line 24 muffin tins with paper or foil liners; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan or in the microwave, heat apple juice just to a boil. Pour over bran flakes in a large bowl; set aside.
  3. In another large bowl, combine egg whites, buttermilk, honey and molasses. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, the bran flakes mixture, nutmeg, cloves and ginger.
  4. Fold in raisins and apple. Spoon batter into muffin tins, about two-thirds full. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into a muffin comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

Makes 24 muffins.