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       Title: DATE OR RAISIN BRAN MUFFINS
  Categories: Muffins, Breads, Breakfast
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 c  Wheat/Oat Bran cereal
     3/4 c  Milk
       1 c  Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
   2 1/2 ts Baking Powder
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/4 c  Granulated Sugar
     1/2 c  Seedless Raisins *
     1/2 c  Chopped Walnuts
       1 ea Large Egg
     1/4 c  Vegetable Oil
  
   *  Finely chopped pitted dates may be substituted to
   get Date Muffins.
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   ~----------------- Mix cereal and milk.  Let stand a
   few minutes until most of the milk is absorbed.
   Grease 12 2 1/2-inch muffin cups.  Heat oven to 400
   degrees F. Sift flour, baking powder, salt and sugar
   into a medium-sized bowl.  Stir to mix well.  Add
   dates/raisins and nuts; toss to mix. Add egg and oil
   to soaked cereal and beat well with a fork.  Pour into
   flour mixture and stir only until dry ingredients are
   moistened.  Batter will be lumpy.
   Drop batter into prepared pans, filling each cup half
   to two-thirds full. Bake about 30 minutes, or until
   browned.  Remove from pan and serve hot with butter
   and jelly or preserves.
  
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