Chocolate Bran Muffins

2/3 cup milk
2/3 cup unsweetened apple juice
1/3 cup oil
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup bran
1 1/2 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup cocoa powder
2 tsp baking soda

In a bowl combine milk, juice, oil and eggs. Add bran and let soak while combining the remaining dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Then add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Stir gently until combined. Pour into greased muffin tins. Bake at 375 for 18-20 minutes (for regular muffins) or 400 for 10 minutes (mini muffins).
Optional: top with melted chocolate. Or add chocolate chips to the batter.