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Banana-Bran Muffins

Winter 2004, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008), The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

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By the end of the week, any bananas left in the fruit bowl are past their prime—just right for these moist bran muffins. Add a handful of dark chocolate chips to entice children to enjoy a fiber-rich treat.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I changed this recipe up a bit, in order to use up some canned pumpkin in my fridge. I doubled the recipe using three eggs, 2 cups of pumpkin, 1/3 cup oil, 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips, 1/2 chopped dates and about 1/4 cup crushed flax...

82 Reviews for Banana-Bran Muffins

08/02/2012
Anonymous

Why would someone put pumpkin in this amazing recipe and then consider they are still making this recipe?!!
It isn't fair to change verything in a recipe and then leave a commnet.
Better to say...I made this new recipe...it's awesome, or, it's gross!!

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Anonymous wrote 2 years 3 weeks ago

So true.

So true.

08/02/2012
Anonymous

Why would someone put pumpkin in this amazing recipe and then consider they are still making this recipe?!!
It isn't fair to change verything in a recipe and then leave a commnet.
Better to say...I made this new recipe...it's awesome, or, it's gross!!

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08/02/2012
Anonymous

Why would someone put pumpkin in this amazing recipe and then consider they are still making this recipe?!!
It isn't fair to change verything in a recipe and then leave a commnet.
Better to say...I made this new recipe...it's awesome, or, it's gross!!

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07/03/2012
Anonymous
Perfect as written...

I do not know why everyone changes the recipe and then comments on it....I did not change a thing and they came out exactly like a perfect muffin....light, just sweet enough, wonderful crumb, good banana flavor and held together well for that pat of butter. I did not use the chocolate chips that were optional as the nuts were the better complement to a healthy muffin. All muffin recipes can take substitutions in stride...that is the beauty of muffins....but this basic recipe is great. I keep banana slices in the freezer, chop them coarsely and combine in the wet ingredients... muffins ready in minutes.

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05/15/2012
Anonymous
Probably the best banana bran muffins I ever baked!

Truly, beautifully risen, fluffy, not too sweet and full of goodness! Used walnuts instead of chocolate (not a fan), applesauce instead of oil and honey in place of sugar.
The flavors and aroma are just right.

Thanks! we'll keep on baking these again and again.

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