A very popular breakfast at many of our Heartland Owners Club rally’s that are attended by Nelly. Making these muffins is Nelly’s way of letting everyone know how much she loves everyone.
2 c all bran
1 ¼ c shortening
3 c sugar
1 qt buttermilk
5 c flour
5 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
4 c bran flakes
Add raisins, dates, nuts, chocolate chips, coconut, blueberries, etc to each individual’s preference.
Pour boiling water over all bran, let cool. Cream sugar & shortening, add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Add bran mixture and buttermilk, stirring well. Combine dry ingredients and add to bran mixture stirring just enough to moisten all ingredients. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
Bake at 400 for 20 to 25 minutes or in microwave in individual dishes for approximately 1 minute. *Nelly uses paper bowls for microwaving.
Bake as many muffins as you need. Rest will keep in covered container in refrigerator for 6 weeks.