These cinnamon raisin baked oatmeal muffins are baked in a single serving muffin cup and straightforward to eat and reheat for breakfast on busy mornings.
My love for oats started lengthy earlier than I had an oatmeal-centric weblog.
After we have been in highschool, my sister and I requested my mother if she might begin making us sizzling breakfasts on chilly winter mornings. (Versus us making our personal yogurt or toast.)
The following morning she made us sizzling oatmeal on the range high for breakfast utilizing – you guessed it – Quaker Oats.
Her recipe was a easy, basic mixture of cinnamon, raisins, and brown sugar. (There have been no fancy toppings or drippy nut butters within the 90s!)
Cinnamon Raisin Baked Oatmeal Muffins
These cinnamon raisin baked oatmeal muffins are the 2019 model of my mother’s basic oatmeal.
Baked in a single serving, easy-to-reheat muffin cup, you possibly can get pleasure from them out of hand (muffin-style) or on a plate with a fork (baked oatmeal fashion).
I like mine with almond butter on high! The highest will get just a little crunchy from the brown sugar, and the within is mushy and chewy.
Mashed banana supplies quite a lot of pure sweetness and replaces any oil within the recipe, so these are gentle and wholesome.
You’ll be able to freeze these muffins to reheat on busy mornings. I’d suggest a toaster oven, however you may as well simply warmth within the microwave. Retailer them within the fridge as soon as baked to maintain them recent.
I like that they’re single serving, so you possibly can have one in the event you’re just a little hungry and three in the event you’re quite a bit hungry!
Find out how to eat baked oatmeal muffins
You’ll be able to eat them sizzling or chilly for a snack – nonetheless you want. They’re the best possible recent from the oven.
These muffin cups can be enjoyable for a brunch, a picnic, busy mornings out the door, from the freezer – the flexibility is infinite!
Scroll down for recommendations on freezing and reheating them.
What’s the distinction between oatmeal muffins and common muffins?
The distinction is flour. Common muffins have a bread-like crumb due to the flour. As a result of these are made with oatmeal, they’ve a extra structured texture, however they’re additionally gluten-free. There are fewer crumbs too which is a plus in my e-book!
What kind of oats are finest for oatmeal muffins?
I exploit quaint rolled oats for the most effective texture, however in the event you solely have fast or immediate oats readily available these ought to work positive too. I wouldn’t suggest utilizing metal reduce oats for this recipe as a result of the floor space on metal reduce is simply too small to work for baking these with the quantity of liquid the recipe requires.
Methods To Customise The Recipe
In case you use gluten-free oats, then this recipe could be gluten free.
You can too use a non-dairy milk to make it dairy free as properly – contemplate soy, almond, cashew or rice milks.
Clearly raisins are a key ingredient, nonetheless, in the event you don’t do raisins, you possibly can completely use chocolate chips as a substitute!
And lastly, add some other components you want to reinforce the feel equivalent to slivered almonds, toasted walnuts, or chia seeds.
Cinnamon and Raisins
Cinnamon and raisins are the first flavors
Mashed banana for sweetness
Brown sugar makes a lightweight dusting throughout the highest of every muffin for added candy crunch, however you possibly can go away it out in the event you’d like.
Oats inside and on high
The oats on high get a pleasant crunch to them within the oven!
How To Make The Oatmeal Muffins
I really like recipes that stream as follows: combine dry components. combine moist components. combine moist into dry. Simple peasy!
Mix dry components in a single bowl
Mix moist in one other. Then pour moist into dry.
Stir in raisins
Or chocolate chips, cranberries, currants, walnuts, and so forth!
Portion evenly into muffin cups
I used paper cups with just a little cooking spray right here, however silicone muffin liners are at all times an important concept! I additionally LOVE the Caraway ceramic muffin pan and use it now since we upgraded!
And sprinkle with brown sugar
Bake at 350 levels for half-hour.
Find out how to retailer baked oatmeal muffins
Retailer them in an air-tight container within the fridge or freezer. I’d use inside 4 days if within the fridge. I normally put half within the fridge to eat sooner and half within the freezer to eat later!
Are you able to freeze baked oatmeal muffins?
Yep! For freezing, I normally put them in a silicone stasher bag that’s nice for the freezer. Stasher luggage are reusable and produced from safer silicone. Nice for minimizing disposable plastic in your kitchen.
Once you’re able to eat them, I like to recommend microwaving them for about 20 seconds to unfreeze after which baking in a toaster oven to reheat till they’re heat and crunchy on high.
For the most effective floor space of toasted edges, take away the muffin from its liner and reduce it in half and heating on low (round 300°F) for 5-6 minutes or till the muffin is heat all through.
Cinnamon Raisin Baked Oatmeal Muffins
These baked oatmeal muffins are harking back to the brown sugar and cinnamon oatmeal your mother made on the range high in a single serving, easy-to-reheat muffin cup.
- 3 cups Outdated Usual Roll Oats
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 cups skim milk or milk of your alternative
- 2 eggs beat
- 1 small banana mashed
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup raisins
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350°F and line a 12-cup muffin tin liners (silicone are my favourite however paper ones are positive as properly).
Combine collectively dry components: oats, cinnamon, baking powder and salt.
In a separate bowl, whisk collectively milk, eggs, banana, and vanilla.
Pour moist components into dry components. Stir in raisins.
Spoon oat combination evenly into 12 muffin cups.
Sprinkle brown sugar evenly on high of muffins.
Bake for half-hour, or till a toothpick comes out clear.
Retailer in a container within the fridge or freeze in a big ziplock.
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