Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Buttermilk Oatmeal Muffins

A few years ago my Mom made a cookbook up of family recipes.  I don't remember her making this when I was a home, but I love to make it now.  These muffins are rich and nutty (although there aren't any nuts in it).  They are a great way to start the morning.
*A tip on filling muffin tins. Use your ice cream scoop up batter and place in muffin tins. this allows you to get equally sized muffins.

Buttermilk Oatmeal Muffins
1 cup Quick Oats ( I use regular oats and it turns out fine)
1 cup buttermilk
1 egg beaten (1 Tbsp egg powder, plus 2 Tbsp water)
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

1. In a bowl, soak oats in buttermilk for 15 minutes
2. Stir in egg sugar, and oil
3. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into oat mixture just until moistened.
4. Fill greased or paper lined muffin cups 3/4 full
5. Bake at 400 for 16 minutes or until muffins test done.
6. Cool in pan 5 minutes; remove to wire rack.