Inspired by Ina Garten's Chunky Banana Bran Muffins, these hearty beauties are loaded with bananas, flaked coconut, golden raisins and crunchy pecans!
Author: Garlic & Zest
Raisin Bran Cereal
Granny Smith Apple
, toasted, finely chopped
or Canola Oil
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Place muffin liners into a muffin tin and spray the liners with a little nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
In a large bowl, lightly beat the
. Stir in
Raisin Bran Cereal (1 1/2 cups)
Almond Milk (1 1/2 cups)
Vegetable Oil (1/4 cup)
Vanilla Extract (1 tsp)
. Let stand 10 minutes; then stir to break up cereal.
Pecans (1 cup)
on a baking sheet and toast them for 10 minutes, until crisp and fragrant. Remove from oven and roughly chop them. Set aside.
While pecans are toasting, peel the
Granny Smith Apple (1)
and dice it into very small pieces. Chop the
Fresh Cranberries (1 cup)
. When pecans are toasted, roughly chop them and add the nuts and chopped fruit into the cereal mix. Stir until blended.
In a medium bowl whisk together the
All-Purpose Flour (2 1/2 cups)
Baking Powder (1 Tbsp)
Baking Soda (1/2 tsp)
Granulated Sugar (1 cup)
Ground Cardamom (1/2 tsp)
Ground Allspice (1/2 tsp)
Ground Cinnamon (1 tsp)
Kosher Salt (1 tsp)
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir until just combined.
Spoon evenly into muffin tins and bake. For regular sized muffins - bake 20-25 minutes. For mini muffins, bake 12-15 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
Remove from pan and cool on a rack before serving. Enjoy!
Nutrition Per Serving
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