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Cinnamon Orange Bran Muffins

Warm from the oven, these muffins are perfectly dressed with a pat of Gay Lea Butter.

  • Yields: 12 servings
  • Preparation: 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg (500g) Nordica 4%
  • 1 cup (250mL) GAY LEA - Regular Sour Cream
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup (75mL) liquid honey
  • 1/4 cup (50mL) GAY LEA - Salted Butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups (375mL) bran cereal flakes
  • 2 cups (500mL) all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp (15mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5mL) cinnamon
  • 1 tsp (5mL) orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp (2mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp (2mL) salt
  • 1 tsp (5mL) baking soda
  • 1 cup (250mL) carrot, grated
  • 1/2 cup (125mL) golden raisins, (optional)
  • 1 tbsp (15mL) granulated sugar, (optional topping)
  • 1/2 tsp (2mL) cinnamon, (optional topping)

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix cottage cheese, sour cream, eggs, honey and butter until smooth. Add bran flakes and mix well; let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, orange rind, baking soda and salt. Pour cottage cheese mixture over flour mixture and stir until moistened. Add carrot and raisins; stir until just combined. Spoon into greased or parchment paper-lined muffin tins.
Topping (optional)
  1. In a small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over top of muffins.
  2. Bake in oven for about 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool for 5 minutes in pan on rack before removing.
  • Fussy eaters at home? Slip in different vegetables like shredded beets or carrots to boost nutritional content without compromising flavour.
Photo of - Cinnamon Orange Bran Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg (500g) Nordica 4%
  • 1 cup (250mL) GAY LEA - Regular Sour Cream
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup (75mL) liquid honey
  • 1/4 cup (50mL) GAY LEA - Salted Butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups (375mL) bran cereal flakes
  • 2 cups (500mL) all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp (15mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5mL) cinnamon
  • 1 tsp (5mL) orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp (2mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp (2mL) salt
  • 1 tsp (5mL) baking soda
  • 1 cup (250mL) carrot, grated
  • 1/2 cup (125mL) golden raisins, (optional)
  • 1 tbsp (15mL) granulated sugar, (optional topping)
  • 1/2 tsp (2mL) cinnamon, (optional topping)