Today is busy because tonight is the annual Osteopathic Founder's Foundation gala event. Winterset as it is called is a fun filled evening with dinner and dancing. Very fancy...black tie which means we girls get to "dress up like Cinderella" once a year. So hair and nails get done today which makes it a busy day!
This year the money raised from Winterset will be given to Clarehouse and Emergency Infant Services as well as scholarships for OSU-CHS Medical Students. Jeff and I were chairpersons in 2005. What a great experience! Tonight I will have both girls and my son-in-law attend. It is so nice that we all support the same things....after all we are all involved in Osteopathic Medicine!! A Great place to be!!
I made the most delicious muffins this week for a neighborhood coffee. These "little poppers" were loved by everyone. They are so easy to make.
I chose to put them in mini muffin tins but you could put them in any size that you wish. They have all the elements of a great breakfast....oatmeal, maple syrup, and pecans.
Country Morning Maple Muffins
1 1/2 cup flour
3/4 cup rolled (old fashioned) oats
2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter , softened
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 tsp maple extract
1/4 cup pecans, chopped
1. In a small bowl, stir together flour, oats, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
2. In a seperate bowl cream together brown sugar, butter and egg.
3. Add milk, maple syrup and maple extract to creamed mixture until blended.
4. Combine dry ingredients with creamed mixture.
5. Stir into pecans.
6. Spoon batter into greased muffins tins.
7. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees.
Yields 12 large or 24 mini muffins.
Do not over beat the muffin batter.Stir with wooden spoon just until the ingredients are combined. If you beat too much you will have peaked muffins.
Enjoy these muffins they are really tasty. Will be back tomorrow with lots of pictures.