Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Banana Bran Muffins with Apricot Butter

    Even though I haven't done it much, I love the idea of having company over for brunch instead of always for dinner. It definitely shakes up the menu options! These muffins would be a perfect addition to a yummy brunch menu. The Apricot Butter makes it a bit more special.

Banana Bran Muffins with Apricot Butter
makes 12 muffins

1  2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup natural bran
1 egg
2/3 cup mashed banana
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp. molasses

1) Preheat oven to 375º.

2) In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, & baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Stir in bran.

3) In small bowl combine all remaining ingredients. 

4) Add all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until combined.

5) Divide batter evenly among 12 medium greased muffin cups. Bake for 20-25 minutes. 
    Serve warm with Apricot Butter. 

Apricot Butter
makes 1 cup

Cream together 1/2 cup softened butter & 1/2 cup apricot jam. 

What are some of your favourite brunch recipes? Don't be shy, let me know! :)

Enjoy your day!

1 comment:

  1. Looks so delicious!!  Thanks so much for linking up!  Just wanted to make sure that you signed up for my $50 stencil giveaway...

    XO, Aimee


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