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Substitute for wheat bran in muffins?

Posted by ovenbird (My Page) on
Sun, Mar 6, 11 at 12:34

I'd like to make this recipe for muffins, but don't have wheat bran (or oat bran) on hand and would prefer not to make a special trip to the store. I do have wheat germ but am not sure if that would work since it calls for 1 cup. Any suggestions on substitutions? Thanks!

Here is a link that might be useful: Whole wheat bran muffins with apple and walnuts


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RE: Substitute for wheat bran in muffins?

I think you will be fine subbing 1/2 cup wheat germ and 1/2 cup extra whole wheat flour for the wheat bran....
That's a pretty forgiving recipe.
Linda C


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RE: Substitute for wheat bran in muffins?

Linda, thanks for the suggestion. I'll keep it on file. My SO surprised me and went shopping. He returned with 3 bags of wheat bran...said he didn't know how much I needed! He's a keeper!


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