*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Bran Muffins
 
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 Serving Size  : 60   Preparation Time :1:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Breakfast
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      cups          100% Bran® cereal
    2      cups          sugar
    4                    eggs
    4      cups          Bran Buds®
    6      cups          flour
    1      quart         buttermilk
    2      cups          boiling water
    2      cups          plus 3 Tablespoons shortening
    5      teaspoons     baking soda
    5      teaspoons     salt
 
 Pour the boiling water over the 2 cups of 100% All Bran and let stand.
 Cream the shortening and sugar.  Add eggs and mix well.  Add buttermilk
 and the Bran and water mixture.  Mix well and add the Bran Buds and then
 all the dry ingredients.  Fill greased muffin tins 2/3 full and bake at
 350 F for 20 to 25 minutes.
 
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 NOTES : This batter keeps good in a covered container in the refrigerator
 up to 6 weeks or longer.  This amount of batter makes about 55 to 60
 muffins.