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Maple Bran Muffins

Maple Bran Muffins -- Small Batch

Small batch bran muffin recipe made with All Bran cereal and maple syrup
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Bran Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Author Cookie Madness


  • 3/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons buttermilk
  • 1 cup All Bran cereal All Bran -- 56 grams
  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour (or all-purpose) - 70 grams
  • 3/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 6 cup muffin cup with cooking spray or grease it well.
  • Combine the buttermilk and bran cereal; let stand for 5 to 10 minutes or until cereal is softened.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; set aside.
  • Stir egg, brown sugar, maple syrup and oil into bran mixture. Add flour mixture to bran mixture; stir just until combined.
  • Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in muffin pan on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups and cool completely.
  • Drizzle with Maple Icing. Maple Icing: In a small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon melted butter with 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar and enough milk to make a drizzling consistency. Add 1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring and stir until smooth.