Spiced Bran Muffins

  • Yield 2

Soy flour accompanies all-purpose flour in these tender muffins.

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Karry Hosford

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup soy flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups toasted wheat bran cereal (such as Wheat Chex)
3/4 cup dried figs, chopped
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup honey
2 eggs
2 cups buttermilk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.  Line 24 muffin cups with muffin papers.
  2. Stir flours, baking soda, spices and salt in a small bowl to blend. Combine bran cereal and figs in a small bowl; add  boiling water and let stand.
  3. Beat the butter in a large bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in sugar and honey. Beat in eggs 1 at a time.  Alternately, add buttermilk and flour mixtures blending well after each. Mix in bran mixture. Divide batter among lined muffin cups.
  4. Bake 20 minutes or until tester inserted into the center comes out clean. Turn muffins out onto cooling rack.  Let cool completely.

Recipe courtesy of The Soyfoods Council

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