Flax - Bran Muffins

Flax - Bran Muffins

3 reviews, 4.7 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Plenty of fiber and reduced carbs. Great flavor.


1 1/2 cups Flour, Whole Wheat Pastry
3/4 cup Flaxseed Meal
Oat Bran Cereal
1/2 cup Brown sugar
1/4 cup Splenda
2 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 cups Carrots; - finely shredded
2 large Apples, Granny Smith; - peeled and shredded
1/2 cup Raisins; (optional)
1 cup Nuts, mixed (no peanuts); - chopped
3/4 cup milk
2 large Eggs; - beaten
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract; as required
1 teaspoon Blackstrap Molasses; - optional (improves flavor)

Original recipe makes 28



Pre-heat oven to 350F

Mix together flour, flaxseed meal, oat bran, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl.

Stir in a separate bowl carrots, apples, raisins (if desired) and nuts. Combine milk, beaten eggs, molasses, and vanilla with other moist ingredients. Pour liquid ingredients into dry ingredients. Stir until ingredients are moistened. DO NOT OVER MIX.

Fill muffin cups 3/4 full.

Bake at 350F for 15-20 minutes.

Adapted from: Bob's Red Mill :

One (50g) muffin contains:

Cals: 126, FatCals: 48, TotFat: 5g

SatFat: 1g, PolyFat: 2g, MonoFat: 2g

Chol: 19mg, Na: 161mg, K: 185mg

Tot Carbs: 18g, Fiber: 3g, Sugars: 7g

NetCarbs: 15g, Protein: 4g


These are especially good warm with a pat of butter.

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These are yummy! I used regular unbleached flour I had on hand, and regular sugar instead of Splenda. It all worked fine. I'll make these again (my husband loves 'em); next time, I might try orange juice instead of milk.
nunuz 3y ago

Made without carrots, nuts, ect... the muffins were still great can't wait to experiment with this recipe...
boisedave77 5y ago

thank you for this recipe, i have a large bag of flax seeds now i no what to do with them. thanks again. CCheryl
CCheryl 6y ago

Tons of flavor. Moist and satisfying.
conniehall7 6y ago

These are especially good warm with a pat of butter. [I posted this recipe.]
promfh 10y ago

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