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easy, sticky, low calorie healthy oat bran muffins with molasses recipe
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Healthy Bran Muffins Recipe With Molasses

Moist and fiber-rich, this healthy bran muffins recipe comes out perfectly every time! These fluffy cinnamon-spiced muffins make a hearty breakfast or snack. Enjoy them immediately or freeze for busy weekday mornings. So delicious and kid friendly too!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Baking, Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 157kcal
Author: Anjali Shah


  • cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup wheat bran
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • ½ cup raisins, chopped
  • 2 eggs or flax eggs
  • ½ cup apple sauce
  • ½ cup molasses
  • cup vegetable oil coconut oil also works
  • ½ cup unsweetened soy milk
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F / 200 C. Line a 12 hole muffin tray with muffin liners.
  • In a medium mixing bowl whisk together the flour, wheat bran, sugar, baking powder and soda, salt and cinnamon. Stir through the raisins.
  • In a separate mixing bowl whisk together all remaining ingredients.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir to combine.
  • Divide batter between the muffin liners and bake for 10-15 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool completely on a wire rack.



  • To make this recipe vegan friendly, substitute the eggs with adding 2 tbsp ground chia seeds to the dry ingredients and 6 tbsp water to the wet ingredients.
  • Store muffins in an airtight container in a cool dry place.
  • Muffins can be frozen for up to 3 months.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 157kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 472mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g