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The Day After Oat Muffins

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After two major celebration worthy holidays crammed back to back… my jeans do not fit happily. =( Today’s post will be another one of those healthy and yet tasty muffins that won’t add on to your guilt trip. I really shouldn’t have eaten that last piece of cadbury gold chocolate. Sigh. Or that extra slice of peaches and cream pie with Ben and Jerry’s ice-cream. MOPE. No help to it. At least these muffins are actually healthy and yummy.

It’s another year yet again, 2010 was whirlwind of coming of age incidents and exciting discoveries. I wonder what 2011 holds for us all. Will we finally discover aliens on mars? =O I shall write out a New Year Resolution for the Year 2011.

New Year Resolution for Miss 2011,

1. This year, I will not allow any major terrorist tragedy to occur during my reign.

2. There will be no death or destruction, wildfires and strange climate storms will cease.

3. There will be peace worldwide if only just for a year.

4. Greedy bankers and businessmen will find themselves plagued by mysterious bouts of guilt and conscience.

5. COE prices in Singapore will not go beyond 2K but all families will only be allowed one car. Rich families will have to sell their extra 8 ferraris (not like it does them any good on Singapore roads anyway) and donate the proceeds to an uncorrupt charity.

6. Charities will install mysterious robots who will whack the hands of corrupt people who try and misappropriate funds.

7. All children will be happy instead of being locked at home and made to finish assessment books.

8. Nobody would wish to divorce but couples will live together happily and resolve their differences through communication and compromise.

9. There will be no more gang attacks in Singapore, gang members who find themselves itching to do mischief will instead pick up baking.

10. Life will be good.

The Day After Oat Muffins

(adapted from a random recipe that my mother dug out from her cupboard attributed to someone named Angela)


1 cup of oats

1 cup of high calcium low fat fresh milk

1 cup of flour

1 egg

1/2 cup of raw sugar

1/2 cup of extra light olive oil

1/2 cup of anything you want to put into the muffins (I put dried blueberries and chocolate chips)

2 tsp of baking powder

1/2 tsp of vanilla essence

1 tsp of instant expresso powder (can be substituted with cocoa powder if you want)


1. Soak oats in milk for half an hour

2. In a large bowl, beat oil, sugar, vanilla essence, instant expresso and egg till well mixed

3. Sieve in flour and baking powder and mix well

4. Add in oats milk mixture and everything else

5. Mix well

6. Line muffin pan with muffin cups and fill each cup with the mixture

7. Bake at 180 degrees celsius for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes out clean or the edges start to brown

8. Eat as many as you want without fear of cholesterol problems or weight gain! =)


Written by Musingsat

January 2, 2011 at 8:34 am

Posted in Breakfast, Healthy, Muffins, Oats

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  1. you recipe looks simple but I bet it would be really good, I can just imagine the smell of those coming out of the oven fresh!


    January 2, 2011 at 9:06 am

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