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Apricot-Oat Bran Muffins

Total Time
22 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
You can use any dried fruit in these muffins. Try raisins, apples or dates, for example.
Ingredients

dry oat bran

2 cup(s)

unpacked brown sugar

¼ cup(s), packed

baking powder

1 Tbsp

egg white(s)

2 large

low-fat buttermilk

1 cup(s)

molasses

cup(s)

unsweetened applesauce

½ cup(s)

dried apricot halves

¾ cup(s), finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C). Spray a 12-muffin tin; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix oat bran, brown sugar and baking powder. Make a well in the center of the mixture.
  3. In another bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Stir in buttermilk and molasses. Add buttermilk mixture to oat bran mixture and stir just until moistened. Fold in applesauce and apricots.
  4. Spoon batter into muffin tin, filling each cup to the top. Bake until golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and cool 5 minutes. Remove muffins from tin and cool on a wire rack.

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