Whole oranges give
these muffins a wonderful flavor. Makes: 18 muffins
1 1/2 cups oat
bran 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup ground flax seed 1 cup natural
bran 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 whole oranges
(washed, quartered, seeded) 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup buttermilk 1/2
cup canola oil 2 eggs 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 cups raisins
In a large bowl, combine oat bran, flour, flax seed, bran, baking
powder and salt. Set aside. In a blender or food processor, combine
oranges, brown sugar, buttermilk, oil, eggs and baking soda. Blend well. Pour
orange mixture into dry ingredients. Mix until well blended. Stir in raisins.
Fill paper lined muffin tins almost to the top. Bake in 190 degree C (375
F) oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in centre of muffin
comes out clean. Cool in tins 5 minutes before removing to cooling rack.
For chocolate lovers, substitute white chocolate chips for raisins.
This recipe comes from the Flax Seed Counsel of Canada