Bran Muffins

Preheat oven to 350°


  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 cup malt syrup
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla (optional, as is everything else.)

Mix separately:

  • 2 cups bran
  • 1 cup w.w. flour
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp kelp
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp mace

Pour dry into wet.

Mix evenly.

Scoop into oiled or papered muffin tins.

Bake until well-browned, firm on top, about 30 minutes

Makes one dozen.

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Rebel Bakers Collective, San Diego, CA

Rebel Bakers Collective; San Diego, CA

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From our individual and collective experience, not from some book, we realized that the first step in this process was the unconscious or conscious awareness that life, not merely survival, is based on people working/playing together, struggling together for and against things, choosing together how to work/play, how to fight. It is in this fight, this struggle against the destruction and degradation of personality, of people as creatures with emotions, of whole races, of women, of the working class, that we glimpse what it is to be really human, to be really free. Continue reading “Rebel Bakers Collective, San Diego, CA”