Bran Muffins II
brown sugar, dark
dark, seedless, optional
Mix bran, buttermilk, molasses and brown sugar in a small bowl, let stand until all liquid is absorbed.
Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into large bowl.
Stir in raisins, if desired.
- Stir egg and melted shortening into bran mixture. Add bran-egg mixture all at once into flour mixture.
Stir lightly with a fork until evenly moist.
- Spoon batter into heat-resistant plastic coffee cup holders that have been lined with paper muffin liners.
Fill muffin cups ½ full.
- Place 6 muffins at a time around the outside edge of the turn- table, leaving the center of the turntable empty.
Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 3 minutes, or until muffins test done with a toothpick.
- Repeat with remaining muffin batter.
Makes 12 muffins