QUICK OAT BRAN AND BANANA MUFFINS adapted from @bonappetitmag. These muffins are moist, light, tender, healthy, wholesome and delicious!
1-1/4 cups WHITE whole-wheat flour (166g)
1 cup oat bran (107g)
1/2 cup organic cane sugar (95g)
1 tablespoon baking powder (15g)
1/2 teaspoon salt (3g)
2 extra-large eggs (112g to 114g)
1/4 cup melted coconut oil (57g)
3/4 cup whole milk OR unsweetened carton coconut milk (170g)
1 teaspoon pure banana extract OR pure vanilla extract (3g)
2 medium-size riped bananas, cut vertically in fourths or sixths, then slice horizontally into chunks (282g to 286g)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, toasted (57g)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, UNtoasted (57g)
Preheat oven to 400F. Position oven rack to the center of the oven. Spray a standard muffin pan with nonstick baking spray or line with paper liners. Set aside.
In a very large mixing bowl, combine the whole-wheat flour, oat bran, sugar, baking powder and salt. Stir well with a wire whisk until thoroughly combined. Make a well in the center with a rubber spatula and set aside.
In a separate small mixing bowl, whisk the eggs until beaten. Add the coconut oil and whisk together until blended. Add the milk and vanilla. Whisk together until blended.
Add the milk mixture to the flour mixture. Using a pastry fork or rubber spatula, stir/fold the ingredients until most of the flour mixture is moistened. Add banana chunks and the 1/2 cup of toasted nuts. Using rubber spatula to fold everything together just until combined, but do not overmix. Batter will be quite thick.
Divide batter into 12 muffin cups. Top each muffin with the remaining 1/2 cup of UNtoasted nuts and gently press them in place. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool in the pan for about 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
Store muffins in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator. Next day, warm muffins in the microwave for 15 seconds or eaten at room temperature. Yield 12 muffins
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