Breakfast Bran Muffins

Try these bran muffins, full of fibre and very little refined sugar, sweetness comes from the pineapple, banana and honey.


  • 100g bran flakes
  • 100g wholemeal flour
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 100g sultanas/raisins
  • 100g canned crushed pineapple
  • 100g natural yoghurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1tsp ground ginger
  • 1 mashed ripe banana
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp date syrup/honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  •  tsp baking powder


  • Preheat the oven to 180oC.  Liner a 12 hole muffin tin with paper muffin cases.
  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and stir well, the mixture will be lumpy.
  • Spoon the mixture into the muffin cases and bake for 20 minutes until just firm. Eat warm.

Try this …

  • Add chopped apricots, pitted and chopped dates and top with seed mix.
  • Add frozen berries and ground cardamom.
  • Add a grated carrot, dried cranberries and top with oats.

Taken from The Midlife Kitchen.


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