Kansas Sunflower Oat Bran Muffins
|Sunflower seeds||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Oat bran||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cornmeal||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Dark brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Shortening||3 Tablespoon, melted (or oil)|
|Unbleached flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
Heat oven to 350 degrees and put sunflower seeds into a pan.
Roast until they are brown and well done.
Soak oat bran and cornmeal in buttermilk for one hour.
Whisk together the egg, brown sugar, vanilla and shortening.
Stir until the sugar is melted.
Add these ingredients to the buttermilk, oat bran, cornmeal mixture above.
Stir flour, baking powder, soda and salt together well.
Add the sunflower seeds to this mixture.
Add the dry ingredients (with sunflower seeds) to the buttermilk mixture.
Stir (not over 10 seconds) to blend.
Spoon into muffin pans.
Bake at 400 degrees 15 minutes