A while back in group I was given a pack of Scan Bran, and despite having every intention of making something amazing with it I spent the next few weeks just staring blankly at the packet waiting for some sort of inspiration to hit me. Every time I walked past the pack I’d think “I really must do something with that” but nothing!
Finally, after about a month or so, I was challenged on our Facebook group to make something using Scan Bran, so never one to turn down a challenge I started looking into what I could do to make these hard, tasteless pieces of cardboard into something a bit more palatable.
After many hours looking at various recipes I noticed one thing that kept cropping up was Scan Bran Rocky Road Muffins. They seemed simple enough, and if what people were saying was to be believed they tasted nothing like Scan Bran, which is what I was after.
So, after substituting a few things, and adding some extra ingredients and generally trying to make the recipe better I came up with this. I think it turned out pretty well.
This 1.5 Syn Scan Bran Rocky Road Muffins recipe uses 5 Scan Bran crisp breads which counts as 1 HEB, and each muffin is worth 1.5 syns. So you could split the muffins over a 2 or 3 days and adjust your HEB accordingly, or just syn the Scan Bran (they are 5.5 syns for 5 crispbreads)
The first thing you need to do when you are baking or cooking with Scan Bran is soak the crispbreads in boiling water until they are soft.
You then need to drain them off and squeeze out any remaining liquid. This isn’t a very pleasant experience, but bear with it, it will be worth it in the end!
What is Sukrin?
Sukrin make a range of all natural sugar alternatives.
We like to use Sukrin Gold, which is a brown sugar substitute, for a lot of our recipes as it doesn’t have that artificial taste that most other sugar substitutes do. They also make Sukrin Icing, which is a fab alternative to normal Icing Sugar.
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