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

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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 all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a muffin tin with paper liners. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine the buttermilk and bran flakes. Let sit for at least 15 minutes, stirring a few times.
  4. In a separate bowl whisk together the oil and eggs.
  5.  Stir in both sugars and vanilla.
  6. Then stir in the bran mixture and raisins. Mix well.
  7. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  8. Combine the bran mix with the flour mix.
  9. Fill muffin cups about 2/3 full.
  10. Bake for 25 minutes.
  11. Let the muffins cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then remove them and place on a cooling rack.


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

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