Date Bran Muffins

Date Bran Muffins

Ingredients:

1-1/2 cups 100% bran cereal
1-1/2 cups skim milk
1/3 cup margarine, melted
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
4-1/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes
or 14 packets Equal® sweetener
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup pitted dates, chopped

Equal® sweetener can be substituted with other sweetener products. Nutrition contents might be different from those listed below.

Combine cereal and milk in medium bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in margarine, egg, and vanilla. Add combined flour, Equal®, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt, stirring just until mixture is blended. Stir in dates.

Spoon batter into greased muffin tins; bake in preheated 375oF oven until muffins are browned and toothpicks inserted in centers come out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in pans on wire rack 5 minutes; remove from pans and cool on wire rack.

Yield: Makes 1 dozen.

Nutritional Information:
Each serving provides: amount per serving
Calories 164
Protein 5 g
Total Carbohydrates 27 g
Total Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Sodium 390 mg
Food Exchanges: 2 bread, 1 fat
18% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

B-man :wink: