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Bran Muffins Recipe

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This recipe for Bran Muffins, by , is from Grandma Farr's Culinary Treasures, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carole Inglish
Added: Wednesday, July 29, 2009


1 c boiling water
1 c 100% bran
1/2 c shortening
1 c brown sugar
2 eggs
1/2 qt buttermilk
2 1/2 c flour
2 1/2 t soda
1/2 t salt
2 c 40% bran flakes
3/4 c dates

Pour boiling water over bran & let stand 15 mins. Cream shortening & sugar; add eggs & buttermilk.
Stir in dry ingredients & dates.
Fill greased muffin tin 1/2 full. Bake 350 for 20 mins.
Batter keeps up to 3 weeks in fridge.




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