Food Recipe of the Day: Poverty Muffins


Poverty Muffins

2 c. boiling water

2 c. seedless raisins

4 c. All Bran cereal

4 c. Brand Flakes

5 tsp. soda

1 c. Fluffo shortening

2 c. sugar

4 eggs

5 1/2 c. flour

1 qt. buttermilk

1 c. nuts

1 tsp. salt

4 tsp. cinnamon

Pour boiling water over raisins in a small bowl, add soda and let cool. In a very large bowl, cream shortening with sugar, sift flour into bowl, save 1/2 c. flour out to flour. Add salt and cereal. In another large bowl, beat eggs, add buttermilk and blend. Fold in raisins, than add all at once the flour mixture and floured nuts. Mix all until well moistened. Cover and store in refrigerator up to 6 weeks. This makes 4 qt. when needed, bake in muffin tins lined with cupcake papers and bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes. Dot not overbake.

Variation;

Replace flour, bran and bran flakes, with the flollowing;

3 c. wheat germ

3 c. wheat flour

2 c. white flour

2 c. cream of wheat

3 c. oatmeal

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