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Wheat bran and yogurt bump up the protein and fiber so you'll stay fueled. Mashed banana adds moisture and sweetness without noticeable banana flavor, while browned butter lends nutty depth.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 2017


Credit: Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe Summary

40 mins
15 mins
Serves 12 (serving size: 1 muffin)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.

  • Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, wheat bran, and next 3 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  • Melt butter in a small skillet over medium; cook 90 seconds or until browned and fragrant, swirling pan frequently. Combine butter, yogurt, sugar, vanilla, banana, and egg in a bowl. Add yogurt mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until combined. Add cherries, molasses, cinnamon, ginger, and allspice to muffin batter. Divide batter evenly among 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375°F for 22 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

180 calories; fat 3g; saturated fat 1.6g; mono fat 0.8g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 36g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 22mg; iron 1mg; sodium 246mg; calcium 95mg.