Bran Muffins Recipe

Bran Muffins Recipe

How To Make Bran Muffins

Have a soft delightful treat with these bran muffins baked with buttermilk, raisin and whole bran cereal. Whip up a batch in 30 minutes!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2cupsraisin bran cereal
  • 4cupswhole bran cereal
  • 2cupsboiling water
  • 1cupshortening
  • 3cupswhite sugar
  • 4eggs
  • 4cupsbuttermilk
  • 5cupsall purpose flour
  • 5tspbaking soda
  • tspsalt


  1. Mix cereal and boiling water together in a metal bowl, and allow to cool.

  2. Cream shortening, sugar, and eggs in a large bowl. Add buttermilk and cooled cereal mixture.

  3. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture until flour is moistened. The batter should be lumpy.

  4. Put batter into a 1-gallon wide mouth jar. When using a mix, use a ladle to get the batter out of the jar. Don’t mix or stir.

  5. When ready to use, spoon batter into muffin tins. Bake at 375 degrees F for approximately 15 minutes.


  • Calories: 224.09kcal
  • Fat: 6.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.81g
  • Trans Fat: 0.75g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.66g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.95g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.90g
  • Fiber: 2.86g
  • Sugar: 20.11g
  • Protein: 4.45g
  • Cholesterol: 18.86mg
  • Sodium: 264.02mg
  • Calcium: 65.68mg
  • Potassium: 158.28mg
  • Iron: 2.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 60.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.65mg
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