Banana-bran muffins

Add more excitement to your average bran muffins with more flavour and creativity!

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 25 mins cooking
  • Makes 12
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Banana-bran Muffins
  • 1 cup bran flakes with sultanas
  • 3/4 cup natural yoghurt
  • 2 bananas, mashed, plus 1 extra, sliced
  • 60 gram butter or low-fat spread, melted
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 brown sugar


Banana-bran Muffins
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 12-hole muffin pan with patty cases or baking paper.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine bran flakes, yoghurt and bananas. Stir in butter and egg.
  • 3
    Sift flour and baking powder together over banana mixture. Fold into mixture with sugar, being careful not to overmix.
  • 4
    Spoon into cases until three-quarters full. Top each with banana slices.
  • 5
    Bake for 20-25 minutes until cooked when tested. Serve warm or cool and store in an airtight container.


If liked, serve with a tub of your favourite yoghurt. Freshen day-old muffins by wrapping in a paper towel and heating in the microwave on high for 15 seconds.