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Banana-Cranberry Spice Muffins

banana-cranberry spice muffins Side Dish
Banana-Cranberry Spice Muffins
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 12

Think of these delicious muffins as spicy mini banana breads with tart cranberries.

Updated January 9, 2009
Gold Medal Flour
Make with
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 1
    cup Fiber One™ original bran cereal
  • 1
    egg
  • 3/4
    cup fat-free (skim) milk
  • 3
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1
    cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
  • 1 1/4
    cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/2
    cup sugar
  • 3
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 1
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4
    teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/2
    cup sweetened dried cranberries

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Grease bottoms only of 12 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or cooking spray, or use paper baking cups. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat egg, milk and oil with fork or wire whisk until well mixed. Beat in bananas. Stir in crushed cereal; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Stir in remaining ingredients except cranberries until blended. Stir in cranberries. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 4
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from pan to cooling rack. Serve warm.

  • Calcium, from dairy foods like milk, buttermilk and cheese, can help build bones. Look for low-fat or part-skim varieties of cheese when you can.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
15g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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