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Sweet and Light Bran Muffin Recipe

A heart-healthy, low cholesterol/no cholesterol classic bran muffin recipe packed with fiber and taste. Sweet, moist, and light bran muffin.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 muffins


  • 2 cups oat bran
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 egg whites only
  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup applesauce


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Grease muffin tin.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix the dry ingredients: oat bran, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the egg whites, applesauce, milk, and vegetable oil.
  • Mix by hand the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until it's just moistened.
  • Spoon the muffin mix into the greased muffin tin. Fill each compartment 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Cool 5 minutes, then use a knife to loosen each muffin. Remove and let cool completely on a plate or wire rack.


You can freeze any extra muffins in a zipped freezer bag for up to 3 months.
You can also add more spices such as ground cloves, ginger, or allspice as desired to increase the flavor and spiciness.