I got this recipe from a friend who is one of the best cook/bakers I know. I don't like Bran muffins, don't know too many people who do. When Nancy offered me one, I politely said, "No thank you!" Her husband said that's a mistake. I tried one, and oh my goodness! You can't call these Bran Muffins! I even hesitated to share the recipe because I didn't think anyone would even try it because its "bran muffins" how boring! Trust me ladies with this one. You won't be sorry! These don't even need butter! They finish with a sweet crusty topping of their own! Enjoy!