Monday, September 10, 2007

Getting my third year off to a good start
--Pineapple Oatmeal Muffins

Pineapple Oatmeal Muffins
Best Recipes From American Country Inns and Bed & Breakfasts Copyright 2004

2 eggs
½ cup vegetable oil
¼ cup orange juice
1 cup unsweetened crushed pineapple with juice
½ cup brown sugar
1 cup old-fashioned oats
1½ cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine eggs, oil, and juices in large bowl. Combine remaining ingredients and gently fold together with egg mixture until just mixed. Spoon into greased pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes.

Yields: 10 muffins

I haven't made many muffins lately. For a while there I was making them practically every week. I was so out of practice that I baked these at the wrong temperature. I set the oven to 350 degrees, meaning to check the recipe and adjust it but I forgot about it. So these were a bit flatter than they should have been but still delicious. They were very simple but the pineapple and orange juice provided just the right amount of flavor. These were too good - I found it hard to stop at just one muffin.

So this is my third year of blogging and I'm actually still excited about blogging. The only part that gets old is typing up the recipes!

Sorry this is a bit short today but my Monday has not gotten off to a good start (a 45-minute drive took over 3 hours!)

Blast From The Past: Pumpkin Muffins from October 2006. My thoughts are turning to fall flavors but summer weather is still full force here.

Question of the Day: What's the worst traffic jam you were ever stuck in?


. . . said...

mmm. i've never thought of putting pineapple in a muffin, but it sounds delicious. and anything with oatmeal is ok by me!

i went to college in los angeles and would drive home to orange county on weekends. so basically any friday afternoon on the 405 freeway was the worst traffic jam for me. ;)

Anonymous said...

I guess it was when we went to get our granddaughter to take her home with us. (A hurricane was coming.) It took about four times longer than usual.


DancesInGarden said...

Once driving back from Toronto to Windsor I was stuck for five hours trying to GET to the highway that takes me home - a four hour drive after that point. The drive is long enough without being trapped and unable to move for that many hours on top!