14 Day Bran Muffins (Makes Approx 20 Small Muffins)

125 ml sunflower oil
1 cup dark brown or brown sugar
1 cup milk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla essence

1 cup brown flour
1½ cups cake flour
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 cup oats
1 cup digestive bran / wheat bran
1 teaspoon salt
½ – 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
½ – ¾ cup of chopped pecan nuts

1½ cups plain yoghurt
2 grated carrot OR 2 grated apple OR 2 mashed bananas OR ½ cup raisins or fruit cake

sprinkle nuts to sprinkle on each muffin before baking (optional)


In a large airtight container:

  • Whisk the oil, eggs, sugar, milk and vanilla together.

  • Add remaining dry ingredients and mix.

  • Add the yoghurt and your variation of choice and mix together, but do NOT over mix.

  • Scoop into greased muffin tins, sprinkle with nuts (optional) and bake at 190 o C for about 15 minutes of until golden brown.

  • Allow to cool on cooling wrack.

  • The mixture will keep in the fridge for 14 days, so bake only as many as you like.

  • Alternatively, bake them all, and freeze them individually, and use them as needed by microwaving for just a few seconds.