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Chocolate Raspberry Bran Muffins

These Chocolate Raspberry Bran Muffins pack in a surprising amount of fiber and nutrition, but taste delicious enough to be dessert!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Raspberry Chocolate Muffins
Servings: 12
Calories: 174kcal


  • 2 cup bran cereal Fiber One
  • 1 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup flour, whole wheat
  • 1/2 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup raspberries, frozen


  • Heat oven to 375° F. Place muffin liners in muffin pan or grease muffin tin well.
  • Place bran cereal in a blender or food processor and coarsely crush.
  • Add crushed cereal to a medium bowl and stir in buttermilk; let stand 5 minutes.
  • Add oil, eggs, and vanilla into cereal; whisk to combine. Add flours, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; stir just until moistened.
  • Gently fold in raspberries (do not thaw).
  • Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  • Immediately remove muffins from pan and allow to cool on a wire rack before serving.


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 365mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 13g