Whole Grain Banana Muffins

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Fantastic tasting oat bran and whole wheat banana muffin.


  • ¾ cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup oat bran
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup raisins
  • ½ cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup low fat sour cream
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 small ripe bananas, mashed
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a 12 cup muffin tin.

In a large bowl, whisk together whole wheat flours, oat bran, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir in raisins. In another bowl, mix together yogurt, sour cream, applesauce, maple syrup, egg whites, vanilla, and bananas. Pour yogurt mixture into flour mixture, and mix just enough to combine. Spoon batter into muffin cups. Sprinkle one teaspoon pecans over batter in each cup.

Bake muffins in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from oven, and transfer muffins to a wire rack to cool.

Prep time: 15 mins / Cooking time: 18 mins / Total time: 33 mins

Serving: 12 / Yield: 12 muffins

Calories: 177.3

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