Oats and Dates Muffins

This is a continuation of my previous post. Here is the recipe for my oats and dates muffins. This recipes makes 10 decent size muffins. SavedPicture-20141015143159.jpg You will need: 1 cup milk, you may use whole or semi-skimmed 1 cup  oats 1 large egg 1/4 cup sunflower oil 1 cup self raising flour 1/4 cup white sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup chopped dates 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder SavedPicture-20141015143127.jpg   Preheat your oven to 200C. Grease a muffin tray or line with paper muffin liners. Combine the milk and oats in a small bowl. Soak the oats and the milk for 10 minutes. SavedPicture-20141015143134.jpg   In a separate mixing bowl, beat together the egg and oil then stir in  the oatmeal and milk mixture.  In another bowl sift together the flour, cinnamon, sugar, baking powder. Stir the flour mixture and  the chopped dates into the wet ingredients using a spoon, until combined.   SavedPicture-20141015143146.jpg Spoon the muffin batter into the prepared muffin cups until 2/3 full. SavedPicture-20141015143140.jpg Top with dry oats   Bake in a preheated oven at 200C for 20 - 25 minutes or until a toothpick or skewer inserted into the centre of the muffin comes out clean. SavedPicture-20141015143153.jpg Enjoy:)          

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