Banana Oat Bran Muffins

Banana Oat Bran Muffins


  • 1 1/4 cup AP flour
  • 1 cup oat bran
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 Tablespoons butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 2 ripe bananas, smashed
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl combine flour, oat bran, baking powder, salt and whisk together to remove any lumps.  Set aside.

Using a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugar until smooth.  Add in egg and vanilla and mix on low to combine.  Add in remaining wet ingredients just until combined: milk, applesauce and bananas.

Remove from the mixer and manually fold dry ingredients into the wet using a folding a spatula.  Once combined, fold in walnuts. Do not over mix.

Scoop batter into a greased muffin pan and bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.  Remove muffins from pan and place on a cooling rack until ready to eat.

Makes 12-16 muffins