Lisa Faulkner’s Bran And Blueberry Muffins…

Lisa Faulkner’s Bran And Blueberry Muffins…

Makes 18Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes


  • 250 g (9 oz) wholewheat flour
  • 200 g (7 oz) natural oat or wheatbran
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • Pinch salt
  • 450 ml (3/4 pint) natural yogurt or buttermilk
  • 180 ml (6 fl oz) vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g (4 oz) light muscovado sugar
  • 350 g (12 oz) blueberries


  1. Line 18 sections of two muffin tins with paper cases or grease lightly with a little oil. 
  2. Mix the flour, bran, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and a little salt together in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add the yogurt or buttermilk, oil and vanilla to a second, smaller bowl then add the eggs and sugar and fork together until smooth. 
  4. Add to the bowl of dry ingredients and fork together until just mixed.
  5. Add the blueberries and mix briefly, being careful not to overmix. 
  6. Divide the mixture between the sections of the muffin tin.
  7. Bake at 200oC (400F) Gas mark 6 for about 20 minutes until tops are firm when pressed. 
  8. Lift out of the tin, transfer to a wire rack and serve while warm, or leave to cool completely.

Recipe and photo credits-  Seasonal Berries

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  1. Nicola
    28th February 2012 / 1:02 pm

    I love whole wheat recipes and I've got some blueberries sat in the fridge that need using. These would be fantastic for breakfast!

    • Clairejustine
      28th February 2012 / 8:40 pm

      Sounds a great idea,enjoy 🙂

  2. KIT @ i-lostinausten
    28th February 2012 / 1:27 pm

    These cupcakes are so beautifully presented! I like using whole wheat flour for certain cake recipes & also yogurt. 🙂

    • Clairejustine
      28th February 2012 / 11:02 pm

      Thanks for the comment,whoo yogurt sounds great yummy 🙂

  3. Elizabeth
    28th February 2012 / 9:31 pm

    My two favorite muffins in one! These sound amazing.

    • Clairejustine
      28th February 2012 / 11:02 pm

      Thanks for stopping by:)

  4. Our Delightful Home
    5th March 2012 / 12:25 pm


    • Clairejustine
      6th March 2012 / 6:36 am

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

  5. Jill
    8th March 2012 / 3:08 am

    Those muffins look gorgeous! and such a great colour! :)Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!Hope you have a fabulous week!Jill @ Creating my way to Success

    • Clairejustine
      8th March 2012 / 7:32 am

      Thanks for hosting 🙂

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