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Baby Bran Bites

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Baby Bran Bites are tasty little morsels, loaded with fiber and a few surprise ingredients. These powerful mini muffins make a nutritious snack or a portable breakfast. Baby Bran Bites are also the perfect portion size for toddlers and fit nicely in their small little hands.  Whip-up a batch, enjoy half now and freeze the other half for later.

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Baby Bran BitesYou’ll love these mini muffins, especially if you need a little help in the elimination department. Personally, I know that whenever I travel I need a little extra help. That’s why I think it’s a good idea to plan ahead. 

Baby Bran Bites

Okay, moving on. Let’s talk a little more about Baby Bran Bites. These tiny little muffins are moist and just sweet enough to be a treat. One recipe yields 48 mini muffins.

Baby Bran Bites

You may be surprised to learn that along with bran cereal, some other key ingredients are pineapple, molasses, whole wheat flour, oats, and buttermilk. Optional ingredients include nuts, seeds, dates, and raisins. (Tip: generously grease your muffin pan and the muffins will slide right out!)

Baby Bran Bites

To retain their freshness, I store Baby Bran Muffins in the refrigerator or freeze them for a later date. I recommend using frozen muffins within one month and refrigerated muffins within a week. (If you look closely you can see some of these scrumptious ingredients peeking out of the muffins.)

Baby Bran Bites



2298 cal


65 g


373 g


66 g
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Best Bran Muffins

Yields 18 muffins

Start your day off right with these deliciously moist bran muffins.

15 minPrep Time

12 minCook Time

27 minTotal Time

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  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-bran cereal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple in natural juice, undrained
  • (Optional: 1/2 cup chopped nuts, sunflower seeds, dates, and/or raisins


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine first seven ingredients. Make a well in the center. Combine egg, oil, molasses, buttermilk and pineapple with juice. Pour into well; mix until dry ingredients are moistened.
  2. Stir in optional ingredients: nuts, seeds, dates or raisins.
  3. Fill 24 greased muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 400 degrees F for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Baby Bran Bites

Now, don’t you want to grab mini muffin pan and make muffins? 



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