Oat Bran Muffin Surprise

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 Categories: Low\fat, Breads, Cakes
      Yield: 12 muffins

      1 c  Whole wheat flour                 1/2 c  Egg substitute
    2/3 c  Wheat bran                        1/2 c  Brown rice syrup
      3 T  Oat bran                            2 T  Unsweetened pineapple
    1/2 t  Baking powder                     1/3 c  Grated carrot
    1/2 t  Baking soda                     1 1/2 T  Canola oil
      1 t  Ground cinnamon                          No-sugar added jam or jelly
    1/2 c  Low-fat buttermilk

  Preheat oven to 375F. Place cupcake liners in 12 muffin cups. Combine all
  dry ingredients in a medium-size bowl.
  Combine all liquid ingredients except jam or jelly in another bowl.
  Mix dry ingredients with liquid ingredients until combined.
  Spoon one half of batter into muffin cups.
  Drop 1/4 teaspoon of jam or jelly in each muffin cup. Spoon remaining
  batter over jam.
  Bake about 25 minutes, until golden brown and a wooden pick inserted in
  center comes out clean.

  VARIATION
  For those not diabetic or overweight, add golden raisins, carob chips or
  diced green apple.

  NUTRITIONAL
  BREAKDOWN (Per muffin)

  Calories ................. 147
  Protein .................. 5g
  Carbohydrates ............ 28g
  Fat ...................... 2g
  Sodium ................... 85mg
  Cholesterol................ tr