Banana and Cranberry Mini Muffins
20 MIN
30 MIN
12 muffins

Banana and Cranberry Mini Muffins


  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) bran cereal (All Bran)
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) milk
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten 

  • 1 cup (250 ml) flour
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon (0.5 ml) ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) dried cranberries


  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F). Butter 12 medium-sized muffin cups.
  2. In a bowl, combine the bran cereal, milk, bananas, and egg. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. In another bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, spices, and salt. Make a well in the centre and add the banana mixture. Combine gently, then stir in the cranberries.
  4. Spoon into the muffin cups. Bake for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the muffin comes out clean.
  5. Unmould and let cool. 


For some delicious one-bite muffins, use a miniature muffin pan. Slip some of these muffins in a plastic bag and take them with you for winter activities. Practical when you need a quick snack!

Freezes well.