Oatmeal Muffins

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Raised Oatmeal Muffins

3/4 cup scalded milk

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 yeast cake dissolved in

1/4 cup lukewarm milk

1 cup cold cooked oatmeal

2 1/2 cups flour

Add sugar and salt to scalded milk; when lukewarm, add dissolved yeast cake. Work oatmeal into flour with tips of fingers, and add to first mixture; beat thoroughly, cover, and let rise overnight. In morning, fill greased iron gem pans two-thirds full, let rise on back of range that pan may gradually heat and mixture rise to fill pan. Bake in moderate oven twenty-five to thirty minutes.

Raised Hominy Muffins

1 cup warm cooked hominy

2 tablespoons butter or any fat 1 cup scalded milk

3 tablespoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 yeast cake

1/4 cup lukewarm water 3 1/4 cups flour

Mix first five ingredients; when lukewarm add yeast cake, dissolved in lukewarm water, and flour. Cover, and let rise overnight. In the morning, fill hot greased gem pans two-thirds full, let rise one hour, and bake in a moderate oven. Unless cooked hominy is rather stiff, more flour will be needed.