*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             IRISH SODA MUFFINS
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Quick
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Quaker Oats, uncooked
                         -- (quick or old-fashioned)
    1       c            Buttermilk or sour milk*
    1                    Egg
      1/3   c            Margarine or butter -- melted
      1/4   c            Brown sugar, firmly packed
    1       c            All-purpose flour
    1       t            Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
      1/2   ts           Salt (optional)
      1/2   c            Raisins
 
   Combine oats and buttermilk; refrigerate 1 hour or
   overnight.  Heat oven to 400 F.  Grease 12 medium
   muffin cups or line with paper baking cups. In large
   bowl, combine egg, margarine and brown sugar; mix
   well.  Add oat mixture alternately with combined dry
   ingredients to egg mixture, mixing just until dry
   ingredients are moistened (batter will be slightly
   lumpy). Stir in raisins.  Fill prepared muffin cups
   2/3 full.  Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
   
   *NOTE: To make sour milk, place 1 tablespoon lemon
   juice or vinegar in glass measuring cup.  Add enough
   milk to equal 1 cup; mix well.  Let stand 10 minutes.
   
   NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS per muffin:
   * calories 162
   * carbohydrates 23 g
   * protein 4 g
   * fat 6 g
   * calcium 56 mg
   * sodium 160 mg
   * cholesterol 25 mg
   * dietary fiber 1 g
   
   Source: “Hurry, Let’s Eat!”
   Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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