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Oat Bran Muffins

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Oat Bran Muffins

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  • Makes: 12 servings

Full of fruit and oat bran, these tasty muffins can be enjoyed as a snack or a dessert. 


  • 2 1/4 cup oat bran
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 banana (mashed)
  • 3/4 cup applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 2 tablespoon raisins, dates, or other dried fruit
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup non-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoon canola oil


1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

2. Mix the first four dry ingredients. Set aside. Mix the egg with orange juice, milk and oil. Mix fruit and blend with dry ingredients.

3. Add the liquid ingredients to the dry until it is moist.

4. Spray muffin tin with a non-stick coating. Pour batter into muffin tins.

5. Bake for 15-17 minutes. Remove muffins from pan after 10 minutes. Cool on a rack. Freeze muffins for later use.


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Source: Utah State University Cooperative Extension, Healthy Eating for Older Adults

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 muffin, 1/12 of recipe (82g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 11
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 16 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 0 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 9 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 17 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 11
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 1 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 0 g
Calcium 9 mg
Potassium 17 mg
Sodium 16 mg
Copper 7 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 4 mg
Phosphorus 13 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamin A 2 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 1 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Folate 1 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 1 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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