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Prune Muffins

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These satisfying high fiber Prune Muffins, mellow-sweet with prunes and crunchy with walnuts, are simple to prepare. Make a double batch and freeze half and you will always be prepared for a nutritious snack on the go.

Pair of prunes for Prune Muffins


1/2 cup bran
1/2 cup prune juice
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1-1/2 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup melted butter
1 cup pitted prunes, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Recipe Directions

In a large bowl, mix bran, prune juice, milk and sugar; set aside ten minutes. Stir in eggs, flour, baking powder, nutmeg and salt to blend thoroughly. Stir in butter, then prunes and walnuts.

Spoon, equally divided, into twelve 2-3/4-inch greased or paper lined muffin tin cups. Sprinkle with additional bran, if desired. Bake in a 425-degree oven 15 to 20 minutes until lightly brown and springy to the touch. Cool on rack.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 1 dozen muffins.

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