– 1/2 cup dark brown sugar – 1 1/2 cups oat bran – 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour * – 2 teaspoons baking powder – 2 teaspoons baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 2 organic eggs – 1 cup chilled organic applesauce – 4 tablespoons coconut or vegetable oil
Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Line or grease 12 muffin cups. Blend together brown sugar, oat bran, flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Add eggs, chilled applesauce, and vegetable oil. Mix until well-blended. Spoon batter into muffin cups. Let stand 10 minutes. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 15 minutes or until golden brown. VARIATIONS: Add 1 cup plumped raisins, with a little bit of raisin water (approximately 2 tablespoons). Or, before baking, sprinkle mixture of stevia and cinnamon over the tops of the muffins. Or, add 1 teaspoon cinnamon or nutmeg to flour mixture. * GLUTEN-FREE: Substitute the all-purpose flour with Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free All Purpose Baking Flour plus 1 teaspoon Xanthan gum.