Bran and Date Muffins

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 20 MIN
  • Makes 9 muffins
  • Freezes



  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line nine muffin cups with paper or silicone liners.
  2. In a bowl, combine the cereal, milk, vinegar and vanilla. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, fennel seeds (if using) and salt.
  4. In a third bowl, combine the egg, molasses and sugar with a whisk. Add the cereal mixture and dry ingredients. With a spatula, stir until the dry ingredients are just moistened. Stir in the dates, reserving a few pieces to top the muffins. Pour the mixture into the muffin cups. Garnish with the reserved dates.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of a muffin comes out clean. Let cool.


Delicious for breakfast or a snack with a piece of cheddar cheese.

Healthy Pick

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Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving

Content % Daily Value
Calories 165  
Total Fat 1.4 g  
Saturated Fat 0 g  
Sodium (salt) 252 mg  
Carbohydrates 34 g  
Fibre 5 g  
Protein 5 g