Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Refrigerator Bran Muffins

-Lion House Recipes, Helen Thakeray

2 cups boiling water
4 cups bran cereal
2 cups raisins *
1 cup oil
2 cups sugar
4 eggs, beaten
5 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
5 tsp. baking soda
1 quart buttermilk
2 cups bran flakes*

* Any combination of bran cereal or bran flakes can be used - All-Bran, Raisin Bran, etc. If using Raisin Bran, omit or reduce # of raisins.

Pour boiling water over 4 cups of bran and raisins. Sift together dry ingredients. Cream together oil and sugar. Add eggs, hot bran mixture, dry ingredients, and buttermilk. Last of all add the 2 cups of bran flakes cereal. Mix just enough to combine.

Bake in greased mufin tins at 400 degrees for 15-20 min. Recipe makes 6 dozen, but batter may be stored in a covered container in the refrigerator up to 6 weeks.

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