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bran flakes cereal

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Recipe by
Susan Cutler
Anchorage, AK

You could add raisins to this and make Raisin Bran

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yield 4 serving(s)

Ingredients For bran flakes cereal

  • 1 c
    wheat bran
  • 1 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 c
    almond flour or other finely ground nuts
  • 1/4 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c

How To Make bran flakes cereal

  • 1
    1 Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Cut parchment or wax paper to fit 2 large baking sheets that will fit side by side in oven.
  • 2
    2 Pour all of the dry ingredients except the milk into a large mixing bowl and combine well with a fork. Stir in the milk and mix well. You will now have a wet dough.
  • 3
    3 Place one of the cut pieces of parchment or wax paper on your work surface and use your hands to flatten 1/4 of the dough on the paper. Cover with plastic wrap and use a rolling pin to completely flatten the dough. It may be so thin in some places that you can see through it. Remove the plastic wrap and transfer the bran flake -covered paper onto the baking sheet.
  • 4
    4 Repeat the process with the second piece of parchment or wax paper and another 1/4 of the dough. Bake the 2 sheets of dough for 5 minutes and then check--you want your giant bran flakes to have the consistency of a large cracker. Continue baking until the flakes have the right crispness, checking every couple minutes so you don't burn them.
  • 5
    5 Let the completed flakes cool completely on the baking sheets.
  • 6
    6 Repeat the process with the rest of the dough.
  • 7
    7 Reduce the oven temperature to 275F degree. Tear or break your giant flakes into normal cereal-size pieces and spread them out over the paper-covered baking sheets. Bake for 20 minutes, stirring the flakes every 5 minutes. Store in airtight containers for up to 2 weeks.