*** Pour boiling water over 2 cups bran cereal; let stand. Cream butter, sugar and eggs. Blend in bran mixture and buttermilk. Stir flour with baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture with remaining bran. Stir in figs / dates. Pour into air-tight container. Refrigerate for 12 hours before using. May keep up to 6 weeks in refrigerator. To bake: place in greased muffin tins and bake @ 400F for 15-20 min.
Yield: 6 Dozen Muffins.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana