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Pumpkin Banana Bran Muffins

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x


These Pumpkin Banana Bran Muffins are moist and healthy! The pumpkin flavor is a perfect twist for Fall and Winter! Packed with two types of bran, flaxseed and more!


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup wheat bran
  • ½ cup oat bran
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon + 1/8 teaspoon ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup butter milk
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 1 large banana, mashed
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree (canned is fine)
  • ¾ cup raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 400° and grease or line 12 muffin tins.
  2. Mix buttermilk, wheat bran and oat bran in a small bowl and set aside. In a medium bowl combine flour, flaxseed, cinnamon, ginger, salt, baking soda and baking powder and set aside.
  3. Mix sugar, oil, egg, vanilla, banana and pumpkin and mix thoroughly.
  4. Add pumpkin mixture and buttermilk mixture to the dry mixture and stir gently until just combined and a few lumps remain. Fold in raisins.
  5. Pour into prepared tins. Fill the cups all the way to the top to ensure you get nice tall muffins.
  6. Bake 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with only a few clinging crumbs.


An original recipe by Lindsey @ AHC

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