Oh’s! in the kitchen usually aren’t a good thing. They happen when you notice a pot boiling over, get splattered with bacon grease, or come home to find that your boyfriend’s dog got into a bag of groceries you forgot to put away and is now covered head to toe in cornstarch and smashed raspberries (yes it happened, and unfortunately I was too pissed off at the time to grab my camera and take a picture because someday I would find the whole thing funny).
There is one kind of Oh! that is good in the kitchen, and it comes by the box.
I LOVE this cereal. It is my absolute favorite, which kind of sucks because sometimes it can be hard to find. I don’t know why every store don’t carry TONS of this stuff, cause I’d buy it! The sweet, crunchy little circles always hit the spot, so when I saw that my Dollar General had some, I did a little happy dance.
And then I bought some.
And then I made muffins with Oh’s topping.
First I made a batch of honey oat muffins with the Oh’s topping. They were okay, but not the flavor I was going for. Then my boyfriend suggested I make a banana muffin. So I turned to my trusty internet to find a good banana muffin recipe and I found what I was looking for on Food.com.
1 cup quick-cooking oats
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/2 cups bananas, mashed
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. After muffins have baked for about 5 minutes, remove muffins from the oven, add topping, then put muffins back in the oven for the remaining bake time.
The muffin has a nice density which balances perfectly with the crunchy topping. They were delicious, but pose one problem – do I have a muffin for breakfast tomorrow, or a bowl of Oh’s?! Decisions, decisions…