Carrot Bran Muffins recipe – 161 calories

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A wonderful recipe for carrot bran muffins that are low in fat, yet have a delicious buttery taste. The moist (but fluffy) texture and the yummy cinnamon flavor make this one of my favorite muffin recipes ever!

Carrot Bran Muffins recipe – 161 calories

Ingredients:
1 cup carrots, grated
2/3 cup raisins
1 1/2 cups all-bran cereal
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons margarine, melted
1 3/4 cups skim milk, with
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
1 orange, rind of, grated


Preparation:
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
2. In a medium bowl, combine the cereal, flour, cinnamon, sugar, baking soda and baking powder.
3. In a large bowl, combine the carrots, raisins, milk, egg, applesauce, margarine and orange rind.
4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
5. Spoon the mixture into 12 lightly greased muffin tins (do not use paper muffin liners).
6. Bake for about 20 minutes (or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean, or when the tops are firm to the touch).

Servings: 12 muffins

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 161
Calories from fat: 28
Total fat: 3.1g
Cholesterol: 18mg
Sodium: 213mg
Total carbs: 32.6g
Dietary fiber: 4.9g
Protein: 5.4g
WW points: 3

Photo credit: imallergic

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  4. Yummy! Too bad I much prefer Dark chocolate raspberry muffin lol carrot sounds too healhty for me 😀

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  6. Just made these. They are good…but not sweet enough for me…next time I think I might add some choc chips or maybe carob chips to the mix to give it some added sweetness.

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