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Honey Bran Breakfast Muffins

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author The Avid Appetite


  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 3/8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 3/4 cups wheat bran or wheat germ - not cereal


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line 18 muffin tin cups with paper liners.
  2. In a measuring cup, combine milk and lemon juice. Let sit for at least 3 minutes.
  3. Place raisins in a medium bowl, and sprinkle baking soda over top. Pour boil water over raisins and baking soda. Stir once to combine; set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, mix together honey, flour, salt, egg, oil, milk mixture, and wheat bran until just combined. Add raisin mixture. mix until just combined - DO NOT over mix.
  5. Fill each muffin tin cup 3/4 of the way full with batter. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.