V’s Apple Bran Muffins

  • Recipe By
  • Published Sep 9th
  • Ready In35m
  • Servings12
  • Calories122
These bran muffins use applesauce and wheat flour to create a wonderful healthy muffin. Easy to customize to anyone's flavor favorites!

V’s Apple Bran Muffins Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious V’s Apple Bran Muffins for 12 servings:

  • 1 cup bran flakes cereal
  • 3/8 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/8 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg, beaten

V’s Apple Bran Muffins Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In35m

To cook V’s Apple Bran Muffins, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this V’s Apple Bran Muffins is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your V’s Apple Bran Muffins within 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook V’s Apple Bran Muffins easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper liners.
  2. 2 Combine bran flakes cereal, whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Whisk applesauce, sugar, vegetable oil, and egg together in a separate bowl; stir into flour mixture until just combined. Fill muffin cups about 2/3-full with batter.
  3. 3 Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, about 15 minutes. Cool in the pan for 5 minutes on a wire rack; serve warm.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Flavor Variations: Try cinnamon (or another flavor) applesauce in place of plain. For peanut butter muffins - add 2/3 cup peanut butter and 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. Especially good with a teaspoon of jelly baked into each muffin. For spiced muffins - add 1/2 teaspoon ground clove and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. For banana spice muffins - add 2 medium bananas (mashed), 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. For maple muffins - add 1/3 cup maple syrup or 1 teaspoon maple extract (syrup makes a moister muffin).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 122 calories; 5.1 grams of fat; 18.6 grams of carbohydrates; 1.7 grams of protein; 16 milligrams of cholesterol; 174 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 18th 2018

    3 18 18 ... https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/232845/vs-apple-bran-muffins/ ... Well ... I subbed some, but not so far "out" that my review is worthless. :D Lowdown: Flat tops & too ...

  2. Jan 1st 2015

    I made these just like the recipe with small exceptions. I didn't have wheat flour so I used white and I baked at 375 degrees because I was using a nonstick pan. They turned out moist and ...

  3. Oct 22nd 2013

    I added a teaspoon of homemade apple pie spice. I made no other changes. These were just okay. VERY dry. This was one of the few times my kids did not finish a whole muffin and they will usu ...

  4. Sep 3rd 2013

    I found after I was ready to add the applesauce that I didn't have any!! So I used butter. I also used coconut milk instead of regular milk. They are light and moist and fantastic!! Just try ...