Wholesome Chocolate Chip Wheat Bran Muffins Recipe (30 Minutes) by 30Seconds Food

Wholesome Chocolate Chip Wheat Bran Muffins Recipe (30 Minutes)

Muffins! Who doesn't love them? Muffins can be eaten as a snack, dessert or even for breakfast. These bran muffins are especially good because they contain fiber-rich wheat bran and other wholesome ingredients (read about the health benefits of wheat bran).

This easy chocolate chip bran muffin recipe is moist and full of ingredients you can feel good about. For even more health benefits, use dark chocolate chips. Whether you start your day with this muffin for breakfast or end your day with one for dessert, if you like chocolate chip muffins, then you will love these marvelous wheat bran muffins. 

This easy muffin recipe is made of simple ingredients. Here's what you need to gather: wheat bran, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, an egg, vegetable oil, maple syrup, molasses, milk, vanilla extract and chocolate chips. You combine the ingredients then bake them up into delicious muffins!

These chocolate chip bran muffins are great for grab-and-go breakfasts, as part of Sunday brunch or as an energizing snack throughout the day. For a more decadent treat, serve them for dessert with homemade whipped cream on top. Because, why not?!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12 


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Recipe Notes

  • You can use your milk of choice in this recipe.
  • Dairy-free chocolate chips and gluten-free flour can be substituted in the recipe.
  • For added flavor and texture, you can add a half cup of chopped walnuts or pecans.
  • Dark chocolate may have the most health benefits, but you can use your choice of chocolate chips.
  • Keep leftover muffins in an airtight container.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the wheat bran, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. 
  2. In another mixing bowl, combine the egg, oil, maple syrup, molasses, milk and vanilla. 
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. Put the batter into muffin tins lined with baking liners. Bake in a preheated 400-degree F oven for about 20 minutes or until golden.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 169

Total Fat: 6.7g

Saturated Fat: 2.4g

Cholesterol: 32mg

Total Carbohydrate: 30.1g

Dietary Fiber: 5.8g

Total Sugars: 9.5g

Protein: 4.7g

Vitamin D: 3mcg

Calcium: 399mg

Iron: 3mg

Potassium: 1094mg

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Elisa Schmitz
This is a fantastic idea. Healthier muffins, plus chocolate. Win-win!
Chocolate makes everything taste better but I like oat bran anyway...

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