Friday, November 30, 2012

Oat Bran Muffins (Vegan and Fat Free)

These are so delicious and therefore I make them so often that now the recipe is indelibly etched in my brain!  The fact that it is simple and quick doesn't hurt either :).  I have served them to people of all ages and persuasions and everyone loves them.  A fantastic use for overripe bananas that no one wants to eat!

Note: If you do not have oat bran, substitute with old fashioned or regular rolled oats.

Oat Bran Muffins in the foreground
12 muffins


3 medium sized ripe Bananas, mashed
1 cup Oat Bran
1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
1/2 cup Sugar
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp Sea Salt
1 Tbsp Cornstarch
1/2 tsp freshly ground Cardamom seeds
1/2 cup Almond meal or chopped walnuts
1 cup non-dairy milk
Toppings for decoration: Oats, Sesame seeds, sliced Almonds/Cashews, etc.


Peel the bananas and place in a large bowl; mash coarsely with a fork or potato masher.

Add the rest of  the ingredients to the bowl and mix until just blended together.

Spoon into lightly oiled muffin tins and top with a pinch or two of your favorite toppings.

Bake at 350*F for 30 minutes or until cooked.

Remove from the oven, let cool for a couple of minutes and tip up the muffins so that air can circulate under them.

Serve warm or at room temperature.  Enjoy!!