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How To Make Homemade Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bran Muffins Recipe

Updated on May 3, 2012
3.5 stars from 2 ratings of Chocolate Bran Muffins

These muffins are perfect if you want a healthier substitute for cupcakes. True, they’re chocolate with chocolate chips, but they are filled with fiber and the dark chocolate is better for you than milk chocolate.

This recipe makes 12 muffins in a regular 12 cup muffin tin.

Ingredients:

1 and ½ cup wheat bran

1 cup milk (whole or vitamin d)

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1 egg

2/3 cup brown sugar

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

¾ cup whole wheat flour

¼ cup ground chocolate

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

½ dark chocolate chips

Directions:

1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degree f.

2. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with 12 cupcake foil cups.

3. In a large bowl add milk to the bran and let soak 10 minutes.

4. In small bowl beat oil, egg, sugar, vanilla together.

5. Add oil and egg mixture to bran and mix until well blended.

6. In a mixing bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

7. Add flour mixture to bran mixture and mix until blended.

8. Fold in chocolate chips.

9. Fill foil-lined muffin cups in a 12 cup muffin tin (roughly 3-4 spoonful for each muffin).

10. Bake 20 minutes (or until toothpick comes out clean).

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      Edgar Arkham 4 years ago from Modesto, CA

      thank you for reading

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      Dil Vil 4 years ago from India

      Chocolate Muffin, its making my mouth water. Simply awesome.

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      Edgar Arkham 5 years ago from Modesto, CA

      LinhChi: I'm so glad you enjoyed the recipe! Thanks for giving it a try.

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      LinhChi 5 years ago

      This recipe was awesome! Thank you! I used 1 cup of vanilla yogurt combined with a couple tablespoons of water instead of milk!

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      Edgar Arkham 5 years ago from Modesto, CA

      Thank you for reading, I hope you enjoy them!

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      kayyluh 5 years ago

      These look really delicious! I am going to have to try them, I love cupcakes but hate the calories so hopefully this will be a great substitute for me too. Thank you so much for sharing your recipe. :) Voted up and useful!

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      Edgar Arkham 5 years ago from Modesto, CA

      these are great if you like chocolate. thanks for reading

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      Healing Herbalist 5 years ago from The Hamlet of Effingham

      It looks delicious, and as a chocoholic, I will have to try. Thanks.

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      stessily 5 years ago

      Brown sugar is a great ingredient here. It works well with bran and chocolate.

      Thanks for sharing.

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      Amber Dahnke 5 years ago from New Glarus, WI

      These look yummy and I will have to try them! I am working hard to get my kids to eat healthier things and this might be a good, kid friendly treat. Voted up and SHARED!