Banana Bran Muffins

These moist, flavorful muffins contain little bits of lots of things -
raisins, banana, carrot, nuts, and spices.

Makes 10 to 12 Muffins

Nonstick Cooking Spray
1/4 cup raisins
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup oat bran
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup rice bran
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/3 cup mashed ripe banana (1 medium)
1/4 cup skim milk
1/4 cup frozen egg substitute, thawed, or 2 slightly beaten egg whites
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup shredded carrot
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Spray muffin cups with nonstick spray coating or line with paper back cups.  
Set aside. Pour enugh boiling water over raisins to cover.  Let stand 5 minutes;
drain well.  Set aside.  In a large bowl combine flour, oat bran, brown sugar,
rice bran, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and allspice.  Make a well in
the center.  In a medium bowl combine mashed banana, milk, egg substitute or
egg whites, cooking oil, and vanilla.  Add all at once to the flour mixture.  Stir
just till moistened (batter should be lumpy).  Fold in raisins, carrot, and nuts.
 Fill prepared muffin cups 2/3 full.  Bake at 400 degrees for 18-20 minutes or
till golden.  Remove from pans; serve warm.


POINTS:  5 (3.5)

PER SERVING: 162 Calories/6 g Fat/28 g Carbohydrate/
105 mg Sodium/2 g Dietary Fiber/4 g Protein

* Whenever possible, I calculate ALL my Points on my website with my Offline Points Calculator
in the Half Points Mode, which rounds UP to the nearest Half Point. This keeps my site consistent.

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