Oatmeal Muffins

The historic Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast in downtown Manitou Springs offers great lodging accommodations  near Colorado Springs for romantic getaways, vacation travel or for a restful retreat which includes a fantastic full breakfasts. This recipe is for one of the muffins we serve in the mornings.



1 cup oatmeal
1 cup sour milk
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup oil
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup walnuts
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Crumble topping:
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Blend together to form crumble topping.


 Sour milk. Mix 1 cup milk with 1 teaspoon lemon juice.  Add oatmeal to soak in bowl with sour milk.  Add beaten egg and vanilla.  In a separate bowl combine flour, brown sugar, salt, soda, cinnamon, and baking powder. Whisk together.  Pour oatmeal mixture into flour mixture combine just until mixed. Add in raisins and nuts.  Prepare muffin tins. Fill the tins 2/3 full. Sprinkle with cumble topping . Bake at 375°F for 20 minutes.

Bon appetite! Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

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