Banana Bran Muffins|

Banana Bran Muffin Recipe

These banana bran muffins are a family classic, and they are both delicious and healthy.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword banana bran muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24 Muffins
Calories 117 kcal
Author Marjorie @APinchOfHealthy


  • 1 cup Kellogg's All Bran Wheat Original Cereal bran buds
  • 1 cup of water heated to boiling
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 medium ripe banana
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 cups fat free buttermilk
  • 1 cup and 1/4 of whole wheat flour*
  • 1 cup and 1/4 of unbleached all purpose flour*
  • 2 teaspoons and 1/2 baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup 100% bran flakes


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Boil 1 cup of water. Add the All Bran buds to the boiling water. Set aside.
  3. Mash one medium ripe banana.
  4. Mix the eggs, oil, sugar and mashed banana with a stand mixer.
  5. Combine flours, salt and baking soda in a separate container.
  6. With the mixer on low, slowly add the cereal/water mixture to the egg/sugar/banana/oil mixture.
  7. Add the buttermilk to the other liquid ingredients with the mixer on low.
  8. With the mixer still on low, slowly add the dry ingredients and mix well.
  9. Add the bran flakes, and continue to mix on low until well-combined.
  10. Bake in a muffin tin (pre-sprayed with cooking spray) at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes, until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Recipe Notes

These muffins freeze nicely in fully cooked or batter form. Batter will keep in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

You can use all whole wheat pastry flour if you wish - 2.5 cups (324 grams weighed on food scale)

Nutrition information is approximate and was calculated using a nutrition label generator. Each muffin is 3 PointsPlus on Weight Watchers.

Nutrition Facts
Banana Bran Muffin Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 117 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 180mg8%
Potassium 82mg2%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 110IU2%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.