Banana-Ginger Bran Muffins

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Title: Banana-Ginger Bran Muffins
Yield: 10 Servings
Categories: Muffins, Bread

Ingredients:

1 1/2 c Ripe banana; mashed
-(about 3 large bananas)
2 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Baking soda
2 Egg whites
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 c Light brown sugar; plus
2 tb Light brown sugar
1/2 c Oat bran
1 ts Ground ginger
1 tb Margarine; melted
1/4 c Crystallized ginger
-finely chopped
1 ts Vanilla extract
Peel of 1 lemon
-Grated
1/4 c Golden raisins
3/4 c All-purpose flour
1 tb Powdered sugar
3/4 c Whole-wheat flour
1 tb Lemon juice


1. Spray muffin tins with a nonstick vegetable cooking spray; set aside.
2. With an electric mixer on medium-low speed combine the banana, egg
whites, brown sugar, melted margarine, vanilla and lemon peel.
3. Sift together the all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, baking powder,
soda, salt and ground ginger. Stir in the oat bran. Slowly add to the
banana mixture, beating just to blend. Stir in the crystallized ginger and
raisins 4. Spoon into the prepared muffin tins and bake in a preheated
375-degree oven 20 minutes or until the muffins test done. Remove the
muffins from the tins and place on a cooling rack.
5. Stir together the powdered sugar and lemon juice to make a glaze.
Immediately brush over the hot muffins. Let cool a few minutes before
serving.

From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at www.synapse.com/~gemini