I make cupcakes...most days. So pulling out my cupcake pans on my day off hasn't appealed to me lately.
But here are some reasons why muffins are worth it: easier to make than cake (literally, because you don't have to make any frosting), they BEG to be eaten with massive amounts of coffee (I mean they nearly always sell muffins at coffee shops for a reason-it's a conspiracy!) and a muffin a day keeps the doctor away.
What? You think that last one isn't quite right?
Shows how much you know.
Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour, 1 1/4 cups oats, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 cup apple sauce, 1/2 cup buttermilk, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 1 large egg and 1 cup fresh berries (I used raspberries).
In a large bowl combine flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt. In a separate bowl combine beaten egg, applesauce and oil. Add the wet ingredients to the dry mix, stir to combine. Add in the buttermilk and stir until just combined. Fold in the berries.
Fill generously greased muffin tins 2/3 full with batter. Bake at 375 F for 16-18 minutes.
P.S. What's your favorite berry?