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Bran Muffins, 100% Whole Wheat Bran Muffins Recipe

  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x


Recipe for whole wheat bran muffins made with 100% whole wheat flavored with cinnamon and dates paste. A healthy morning muffin recipe. Recipe with step by step pictures.



Dry Ingredients

  • 100 grams wheat bran
  • 100 grams whole wheat flour (atta)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

Wet Ingredients

  • 2 regular eggs
  • 100 grams fine granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon real vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon regular white vinegar
  • 200 grams pitted dates
  • 1 1/2 cups water


  1. Preheat the oven for 20 minutes at 400F / 200C.
  2. Weigh and add the wheat bran and whole wheat flour (atta) in a bowl.
  3. Add in the baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon powder. Whisk all the ingredients well to combine. Set aside.
  4. Take a seperate bowl and add in the eggs and sugar. Add in the vanilla extract, oil and regular white vinegar.
  5. Grind the dates (pitted – seeds removed) and water to a fine paste in a mixie / food processor.
  6. Add it to the wet ingredients. Whisk all the ingredients to combine.
  7. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and gently mix to combine.
  8. Scoop the batter in the muffin cups. I like to fill the batter all the way so it rises all the way. Bake in a preheated 400 degree Fahrenheit / 200 degree Celsius oven for 30 minutes.
  9. Insert a tooth pick after 30 minutes and if it comes clean, the muffins are done. Remove the muffins and let in cool on a wire rack for half an hour.
  10. Store the muffins in an air tight container. The muffins will last up to 2-3 days.
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American