Orange Bran Flax Muffins
Orange Bran Flax Muffins are moist and delicious, made with oat bran, spelt flour, flaxseed, fresh orange and buttermilk.
Servings 24 muffins
- 2 1/2 cups oat bran
- 1 cup spelt flour
- 1 cup ground golden flaxseed
- 1 tbsp fresh orange zest
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 2 large oranges quartered, peeled and seeded
- 1 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
- 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 2 whole eggs
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 1/2 cups golden raisins
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Line two 12 cup muffin pans with paper liners.
In a large bowl, combine oat bran, spelt flour, flaxseed, baking powder and sea salt.
In a blender, combine oranges, zest, coconut sugar (or brown sugar), buttermilk, oil, eggs ,and baking soda.
Pour orange mixture into dry mixture.
Mix until just blended.
Stir in raisins.
Using an ice cream scoop, drop batter evenly into muffin cups.
Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool in pans for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack.
You can grind your own flax using whole flaxseed or buy it already ground.
Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 232mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 49IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2mg