Bran Muffins

Betty often tells me about these wonderful Bran Muffins she is serving for breakfast. This weekend she emailed me the recipe. This yummy picture is the result of baking those for our breakfast this morning.

Bran Muffins
1/2 cup soft butter
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 Tbsp molasses(optional)
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup white flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
3 cups bran
Add enough buttermilk to make a smooth batter but still quite thick..approx 1 cup
3/4 cup raisins or blueberries
Beat butter and sugar till creamy, beat in eggs and vanilla. Mix dry ingredients and dump in bowl alternately with buttermilk and mix just until moistened. Fold in raisins or berries.
Bake at 350 for 30 min
12 large muffins or 18 regular size
(note: If making regular size or smaller reduce cooking time to 20 minutes)


  1. Oh I know these muffins are good!

  2. Those blueberries are soo blue! I'm sure those muffins are very good too! Thanks, Trish.

  3. Does anyone have the Bran Muffins by the pail recipe OR 6 week Refrigerator bran muffin recipe - where you mix all the ingredients together and can keep it in like an ice cream pail or bucket in the fridge to use as often as you want. Adding fruit, nut or spices n seasonings to a batch as you wish?? I am looking for the recipe using molasses :) thx for any helpful responses "TAN"

    1. There is a recipe on the blog called Refrigerator Bran Muffins. Check it out here...

  4. Help me I've list my Mennonite cookbook and it had a super recipe for bran muffins that had 1 cup of coffee in it do you happen to have that recipe I'm desperate

    1. If you google bran muffin with coffee recipes, there are numerous ones. Here is one
      and another one
      All the best!