Apple Cinnamon Bran Muffins Recipe

12 servings, ready in 15 minutes

Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C) and prepare a 12 cup muffin tin with baking spray.

Combine the whole wheat flour, bran flakes cereal, baking powder, ground cinnamon and salt in a mixing bowl.

Toss the diced apples into the dry mixture

Beat the SPLENDA® Granulated and butter together in a separate bowl.

Add the buttermilk, apple sauce, and eggs to the butter and SPLENDA® Granulated mixture. Continue beating until thoroughly combined.

Combine the mixtures in the two bowls together to form a batter.

Spoon the mixture evenly into the prepared muffin tin, approximately two thirds full in each.

Sprinkle a small amount of cinnamon on each muffin.

Bake for 15 minutes.

Cool in pan before serving. 


  • 1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup (250 mL) bran flakes cereal; lightly compacted
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) apple- peeled and diced 1/2 inch
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener- Granulated
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) butter; room temperature
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • Additional ground cinnamon for sprinkling

Nutrition information
Serving size:1

per serving
Total Calories 110
Calories from Fat 45
Total Fat 5.00g
Saturated Fat 3.00g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 210.00mg
Total Carbohydrates 14.0g
Fibre 2.00g
Sugars 3.00g
Protein 3.00g

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