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Date Bran Muffins

No recipe image available.Low-fat, low-sugar date bran muffins.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine cereal and milk in medium bowl; let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in margarine, egg, and vanilla. Add combined flour, Equal®, baking powder, cinnamon and salt stirring just until mixture is blended. Stir in dates.
  3. Spoon batter into greased muffin pans; bake in preheated 375°F (190°C) 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.

Makes 12 muffins.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe; 1 muffin): 164 cal., 5 g pro., 27 g carbo., 6 g fat, 18 mg chol., 390 mg sodium.

Food Exchanges: 2 Bread, 1 Fat.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.