Bran Muffins

Translated for my sister, because her Afrikaans is not very lekker anymore 😉

Makes 12 muffins
Prep time: 20 minutes
Bake time: 20 minutes


1 1/2 cup Wheat Bran

1/2 cup boiling water

1/4 cup melted butter

3/4 cup sugar

1 egg beaten

1 cup buttermilk

1 1/4 tsp baking soda

2/3 cup all purpose flour

2/3 cup whole wheat flour

1/2 tsp salt


Preheat oven to 425  F

Mix wheat bran, boiling water and butter. Set aside to cool

Mix the sugar, egg and 2/3 of the buttermilk

Mix the baking soda with the rest of the buttermilk and at it to the wheat bran mixture

Mix the salt, all purpose flour and the whole wheat flour

Add everything to the bran mixture

Fill muffin tins 2/3 full and bake for 20 minutes on the middle rack