6 week Bran Muffin recipe
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Serves: 5 dozen+
  • 2 cups bran flakes (like the cereal!)
  • 2 cups bran buds (like the cereal!)
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 4 eggs
  • 2½ cups white flour
  • 2½ cups wheat flour
  • 5 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 quart buttermilk
  1. In a medium sized mixing bowl, pour boiling water over brand buds and flakes. Let cool
  2. In a smaller bowl, beat eggs well until fluffy. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening & sugar; then add the eggs to the mixture.
  3. Sift flour, soda and salt together.
  4. Add to the wet mixture and stir well.
  5. Add in bran mixture and buttermilk, alternating, about 1 cup at a time.
  6. Line cupcake pan with liners and spray with non-stick spray. Fill ¾ full and bake at 350• for 20-25 minutes. Store excess batter in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 6 week.
  7. Pull batter out and stir fully then fill lined & sprayed cupcake tin. Bake 1 or 20 at a time!
Recipe by Our Thrifty Ideas at http://www.ourthriftyideas.com/2015/05/6-week-bran-muffin-recipe.html