Now on to the recipe. This is one of my favorite recipes because it comes from one of my favorite places in Tuscaloosa. This is probably tied for second behind Dreamland, of course, and tied with Rammer Jammer. I know Rammer Jammer is just a hamburger joint but it is a really good hamburger. I have been going to Cypress Inn for probably close to 30 years. It has a beautiful setting on the Black Warrior River. If you have not tried Cypress Inn I recommend you try it just not on game day. When you sit down and they take your drink order they bring you a basket of these muffins. Even if you don't like raisins you have to try them. They are good hot or cold, breakfast or afternoon.
Add 5 teaspoons baking soda.
Mix the batter well making sure everything is well mixed. Scrape down the sides well. Now put the lid on the bowl and put in the fridge until you are ready for fresh muffins.
The batter has been in the fridge for two days. Every time you take it out stir the batter well.
Spray a mini muffin pan with nonstick spray. Fill the muffin cups with the batter. Place in a 400 degree preheated oven. Bake for about 15 minutes.
Fresh from the oven.
They are so good warm with a little butter.
Cypress Inn Raisin Bran Muffins
1 15 oz box Raisin Bran cereal
3 c sugar
5 c all purpose flour
5 t baking soda
2 t salt
1 c oil
1 qt buttermilk
2 t vanilla
1 t ground cinnamon
1 t ground cloves
1 t ground nutmeg
Crush cereal then add other dry ingredients. Then add wet ingredients. Mix well. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.
Preheat oven to 400. Spray muffin tins with non stick spray. Fill muffin tins 2/3 full. Bake for 15 minutes. Serve warm with butter.