Apricot Bran MuffinsPrint

A little bit sweet, a little bit tangy, here apricots prove they might be a bran muffins best friend.

YIELD: 12 muffins



  • 425 ml or 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 75 ml or 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 15 ml or 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 ml or 1/4 tsp salt
  • 500 ml or 2 cups All-Bran Flakes* cereal
  • 375 ml or 1 1/2 cups apricot nectar **
  • 1 egg (or 2 egg whites)
  • 50 ml or 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 125 ml or 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots


  1. In medium bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  2. In large mixing bowl, mix together cereal, nectar, egg and oil.
  3. Stir in dried apricots. Add flour mixture, stirring only until combined.
  4. Spoon batter into 12 large muffin tins, coated with non-stick cooking spray or lined with muffin papers.
  5. Bake at 200°C (400°F) for 25 minutes or until browned and firm to the touch. Serve warm. May be frozen.* * Or, purée fresh or canned apricot halves, adding a bit of liquid, until it is pourable.