Monday, 1 October 2012

Bran Muffins :)

Recipe for Bran Muffins:

Makes 12


  • 750 ml bran
  • 250 ml warm "rooibos" (SA tea, which translates to "red tea", try any fancy tea to your taste)
  • 180 ml brown sugar
  • 100 ml canola-oil
  • 250 ml cake flour
  • 250 - 375 ml whole wheat flour
  • pinch salt
  • 125 ml currants (which I didn't use :)
  • 125 ml bashed pecan nuts
  • 12 ml bicarbonate of soda
  • 60 ml buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 60 ml sesame seeds
  • 60 ml roasted sunflower seeds

Now, Work!

Preheat the oven to 180 C and spray a muffin tin which has 12 hollows

1. Mix the Bran, oil, tea and sugar in a big bowl and leave aside.

                                     2.Mix the cake flour, whole wheat flour, salt, currants and nuts. Then add this to the bran mix.

"Koek Meel" means cake flour in Afrikaans

Which we crushed in a coffee grinder

 3. Dissolve the soda in the buttermilk, then add the eggs. till you get...

4. Mix the bran mix and the buttermilk/eggs together. Don't "mix too much", cause otherwise the muffins get big tunnels.

5. Scoop it into the muffin tin till 2/3 full. Sprinkle the seeds on top and bake for 15 - 20 minutes, until ready.

All Photos by my sister, Emma

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