Sunflower Butter Bran Muffins (makes 12 muffins)

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins

nut free

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups bran flakes (from the cereal aisle)
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup sunflower butter
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips or chopped dried fruit, optional

Preparation

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
2. In a bowl, combine the bran flakes and milk and let sit for 5 minutes. Whisk in the egg, oil and sunflower butter.
3. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
4. Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just combined. Fold in the mini chocolate chips, if desired.
5. Bake for 20 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.