Post Raisin Bran Apple Sauce Bran Cereal Muffins

Need a new muffin recipe? This could be the one for you.

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These low-fat bran muffins combine the delicious crisp taste of apples with the indulgent cake-like consistency of a muffin.


  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups Post Raisin Bran Cereal
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce


Preheat oven to 400°F. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Mix cereal and milk in medium bowl; let stand 3 minutes. Stir in egg, applesauce, sugar and margarine. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. (Batter will be lumpy.) Spoon batter into muffin pan sprayed with cooking spray, filling each cup 2/3 full. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Variation: To make jumbo sized muffins, spoon batter into 6 (6-oz) ovenproof glass custard cups sprayed with cooking spray. Sprinkle additional cereal over batter before baking, if desired. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 6 servings.