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Rice Bran Muffins
Contributed by: Melissa_JAdded: Oct 20, 2007 at 07:49 PM


Gluten Free Bran Muffins, adapted from Bob's Red Mill Rice Bran label.

  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 Tablespoons flax meal
  • 1 Cup rice bran
  • 1/2 cup amaranth Flour (millet flour can be substituted)
  • 1/2 cup sweet rice flour
  • 1/4 cup amaranth starch (or tapioca starch or arrowroot, as compliant for type)
  • 1/4 cup dried fruit or nuts (optional)
  • 2 Tablespoons baking powder baking powder Recipes
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar (may substitute part or all with molasses)
  • 3/4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 dash nutmeg (optional, not for O secretors)
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 cup walnut, almond or grape seed oil
  • More liquid as needed to make it a workable batter, it should be a bit thick.
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. Combine boiling water and flax seeds, allow to sit while mixing other ingredients.
  3. Combine dry ingredients, mix well.
  4. Combine and mix wet ingredients with flax mixture, mix well.
  5. Combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients.
  6. Spoon into greased muffin tins.
  7. Bake for approximately 10 minutes.
  8. Makes 1 dozen regular sized muffins.