Six-Week Raisin Bran Muffins

... SilverStringers' Favorite Recipes 

by Russ Priestley

Makes six dozen - and will keep for six weeks in the refrigerator. Make one or more at a time, if desired.

Pre-heat oven 375 degrees.

In a large bowl, mix all:

15oz. Post (or other) Raisin Bran Cereal
5 cups flour.
2 1/2 cups sugar.
5 tsps. baking soda.
2 tsps. salt
Extra raisins optional.

Add to above mixture

1 cup melted shortening or oil.
4 eggs (beaten with fork)
1 quart buttermilk

Mix well.

At this point you may store in covered container in refrigerator -- NOT IN THE FREEZER! Do not stir after it is put in container. Then use as needed..

TO COOK: Fill greased tins 2/3rds full. Bake 15 to 20 minutes.
MICROWAVE* in Pyrex custard cups greased lightly.

3 minutes for one, 4 1/2 minutes for two. Remove from cup and let sit for 3 minutes. If using paper cups, 1 1/2 minutes for one, 2 minutes for two and let sit for 3 minutes.

*Note: Times are for 500 watt oven.

P.S. Don't forget to sit 3 minutes - or you can stand, if you choose. R.P.

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