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Oatmeal Muffins

Yields1 Serving

 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
 1 cup buttermilk or plain yogurt, thinned with milk
 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
 1 large egg
 1/2 cup canola oil or butter, melted and cooled
 1 cup all-purpose flour
 1 tsp. baking powder
 1/2 tsp. baking soda
 1/4 tsp. salt
 1/2 cup dried currants or raisins, or 1 cup fresh or frozen berries, or a handful of anything else you think would taste good
1

In a large bowl, stir together the oats and buttermilk and let sit about an hour.

2

Preheat oven to 400°F and line 12 muffin tins with paper liners.

3

Add the egg, brown sugar and oil or butter to the oat mixture and stir well. Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and stir until almost combined; add any additions you like and stir just until blended.

4

Divide the batter evenly among the prepared muffin tins and bake for 20 minutes, or until golden and springy to the touch. Serve warm.