Banana Bran Muffins
Makes 12 muffins
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 envelopes FLEISCHMANN’S RapidRise Yeast
1 teaspoon salt
1 / 2 cup water
3 / 4 cup honey
1 / 2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup unprocessed bran
1-1 / 4 cups mashed banana
1 / 2 cup chopped walnuts
In a large bowl, combine flours, undissolved yeast, and salt. Heat water, honey and butter until very warm (120o to 130oF). Stir in bran; let stand about 2 minutes. Gradually stir into flour mixture. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in banana and walnuts.
Spoon about 1 / 4 cup of batter into 12 (2-1 / 2-inch) greased muffin cups. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place for about 45 minutes.
Bake at 350oF for 30 minutes or until done. Remove from cups; serve warm.
Serving size: 1 muffin
Serving weight: 3.4 ounces (96 g)
Calories 240; Total fat 8 g; Saturated fat 3 g;
Cholesterol 15 mg; Sodium 240 mg; Carbohydrates 42 g;
Dietary fiber 5 g (1.5 g / oz), Sugars 21 g; Protein 6 g