oatmeal date buttermilk muffins


Oatmeal date buttermilk muffins on Saturday morning.

Coffee for me. Tea for Ralph.

Sharing the newspaper.

Catching up with each other.

Enjoying the glory of Saturday morning…

OATMEAL DATE BUTTERMILK MUFFINS

Preheat oven 350*F

2 cups large flake oatmeal
2 cups buttermilk
¾ cup brown sugar
2 eggs
¾ cup canola oil
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 t teaspoon salt
2 cups dates, pitted and chopped

Combine oats and buttermilk and allow to sit for 1 hour.
In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs until frothy
Add oil and sugar then beat well
Stir in oat mixture.
Mix flours, baking soda, baking powder and salt together then stir into egg/oat mixture.

Line 12 muffin cups with over sized liners
Divide batter between the 12 cups.

Check at 20 minutes. Muffins are baked when a wooden skewer comes out clean after being inserted in the centre of the muffin.

THE LOVE: Make sure you allow the oats the full hour to soak up the buttermilk!

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Thanks for reading

  • these muffins are just beautiful and mouth-watering, they really make me want to heat the oven and make a dozen of muffins ^^

  • So yummy. What a great idea.

  • Ralph must love these mornings.. and these muffins:) Have an awesome weekend!

  • Natalia

    These look great. I’m wondering… at what point do you add the dates?