Maple and Brown Sugar Magic Muffins

Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

These are a welcome break from the muffins we all know so well - they are easy to make and I never have to worry that my teens are running out without breakfast when I make these, as these are a big hit with them. The recipe comes from the Malt-o-meal Hot Wheat Cereal (Maple & Brown sugar flavor) box. These muffins are best when just made and still warm with a little butter if you like - they tend to be a bit on the dry side if not eaten the same day - but normally they are all eaten before this happens!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Blend all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add all Remaining ingredients.
  4. Stir until moistened (batter seems to NOT have lumps).
  5. Spoon batter into paper-lined or greased muffin pans, filling cups 3/4 full.
  6. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until center is firm to touch.

Reviews

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I'm going to reserve judgement/rating on these until I have the correct ingredients. I wanted to make them, spur of the moment, but only could find "Maple & Brown Sugar" instant oatmeal (not "Malt-O-Meal" like the recipe calls for). I did post to the "Cooking Q&A" forum, asking if anyone thought *maybe* it would still be OK to try the muffins. The only suggestion that was made was that I put the oatmeal in the blender, to make it finer, closer to the texture of the Malt-O-Meal. I did so, followed the directions otherwise, and just didn't care for the results. I *am* going to be on the lookout for the flavored Malt-O-Meal, to try this again, but wanted to forewarn anyone else that might get the notion to try to substitute. I'll definately report back once I locate the Malt-O-Meal. Thanks for posting this recipe.

Parrot Head Mama January 25, 2006

Charlotte J you are a treasure! My boys had to come to work with me this morning and asked if I would make "magic muffins" for them (I have a commercial kitchen). So I packed up all the ingredients but forgot the recipe at home. Arg! So I googled "magic muffins" thinking malt-o-meal might have something on the web, but you popped up first. Thanks for posting this- I used regular farina and baked in muffin top pans (makes a wider, flatter muffin- which adds more crunch to the end result) my boys were most pleased.

BothFex July 14, 2005

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