1 C. dry oatmeal
1 C. buttermilk
1 med. egg
1/2 C. brown sugar
1/3 C. oil
1 1/4 C. flour
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1 t. baking powder
1/2 C. raisins

In a lg. bowl, combine oatmeal & buttermilk.  Let stand a few min.  Add egg. sugar & oil.  Beat very well w/ a wire whisk.  Add flour, baking soda, salt & baking powder.  Mix again, until all of the dry particles are moistened.  Do not over beat.  It should take 20-30 strokes by hand.  Spoon batter into a dozen well oiled muffin cups.  Bake at 400 for 20 min.  May add 1 C. dice apples instead of raisins.