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Pail Full of Bran Muffins (made with bran flakes cereal)

  • Author: Jo-Anna Rooney
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 36 medium muffins 1x


This recipe for a Pail Full of Bran Muffins is made with bran flakes cereal.  Keep the batter in the fridge for up to 2 weeks, and bake muffins as you want them.


  • 5 1/2 cups bran cereal flakes
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In one bowl combine the buttermilk and bran flakes. Let sit for at least 15 minutes, stirring a few times.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together the oil and eggs.
  4.  Stir in both sugars and vanilla.
  5. Then stir in the bran mixture and raisins. Mix well.
  6. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  7. Combine the bran mix with the flour mix.
  8. Fill muffin cups about 2/3 full.
  9. Bake for 25 minutes.


The batter can stay in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.  Bake the muffins as you want them.

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