Oat Bran Muffins


1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour

1 cup oat bran

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon  ground cinnamon

1 cup buttermilk

2 egg whites

2 tablespoons cooking oil

3/4 cup shredded, peeled apple

Non-stick spray coating



In a medium bowl, stir together flour, oat bran, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Set aside.

In a small bowl, combine buttermilk, egg whites and oil. Add to dry ingredients; stir until just moistened. Stir in shredded apple. (Batter can be stored in refridgator for up to 5 days if tightly covered)

To bake: spray muffin cups with non-stick coating. Spoon about 1/4 cup batter into each muffin cup. Bake in a 190 degree oven for 18-20 mintues or till a tooth pick inserted near the centre comes out clean.


Makes 12 muffins (12 servings)


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