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Raspberry-Oat Muffins – with Chocolate Chips!

Bernie Barnes, who with her husband owns the Once in a Blue Moon B and B, includes these muffins in her breakfast smorgasbord. They’re a favorite of heroine Eden Blaine.


  • 1 1/2 cup oats (not quick-cooking ones)
  • 1 1/4 cup buttermilk or sour milk
  • 3/4 cup bran
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup demerara sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • mini chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 375 Fahrenheit. Put muffin liners in muffin pan.

Combine oats and milk/buttermilk and let stand. Combine bran, flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and sugar. Beat egg lightly and mix with oil. Stir into oat/milk mixture. Add oat/liquid mixture to dry ingredients, mixing only enough to combine. Gently fold in raspberries and chocolate chips. Bake 18-25 minutes. Makes 12 medium-sized muffins.

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