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Best Banana Ginger Bran Muffins


Banana-Ginger Bran Muffins recipe













Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber


1 ½ cups bananas
ripe, mashed
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
2 each egg whites
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup brown sugar, light
2 tablespoons brown sugar, light
½ cup bran
1 teaspoon ginger
1 tablespoon margarine
¼ cup crystallized ginger (candied)
finely chopped
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 each lemon
peel, grated
¼ cup walnuts
finely chopped, optional
¾ cup all-purpose flour
¾ cup whole-wheat flour
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice


Spray muffin tins with a nonstick vegetable cooking spray; set aside.

With an electric mixer on medium-low speed combine the banana, egg whites, brown sugar, melted margarine, vanilla and lemon peel.

Sift together the all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, baking powder, soda, salt and ground ginger. Stir in the oat bran.

Slowly add to the banana mixture, beating just to blend. Stir in the crystallized ginger and walnuts if using.

Spoon into the prepared muffin tins and bake in a preheated 375-degree oven 20 minutes or until the muffins test done.

Remove the muffins from the tins and place on a cooling rack.

Stir together the powdered sugar and lemon juice to make a glaze. Immediately brush over the hot muffins.

Let cool a few minutes before serving.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 73g (2.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 14212% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 164mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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