Buttermilk & Molasses Bran Muffins

Molasses adds great flavor and creates a wonderful aroma, to these otherwise boring bran muffins!

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Buttermilk & Molasses Bran Muffins

Angie Halten
These muffins are quick and easy to prepare and a healthy choice for the entire family.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 12


  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter
  • 1/3 cup rice bran
  • 1 1/3 cups rice flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk or milk alternative


  • Blend the soda and molasses until light and foamy. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, combine the margarine and brown sugar, then mix in the eggs along with the rice bran and rice flour.
  • To the molasses mixture, add the buttermilk and stir well. Then add this to the brown sugar mixture, and mix well.
  • Pour into greased/paper lined muffin tins and fill 3/4 full. Bake at 375°F for about 30 minutes, or until internal temperature of muffin reaches 205°F, using an instant read thermometer.


[hr]To Make Buttermilk: put 1 Tbsp vinegar into measuring cup and add whole milk (or milk alternative) to bring to 1 cup - let stand 5 minutes. [hr]
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Banana Muffins


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