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Fat-Free Oat and Avocado Muffins

An unusual butter / oil free muffin
Prep Time1 hr 15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Author: Quiche 'n' Tell


  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup thick buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup well ripened avocados mashed
  • 1/4 cup chopped green olives
  • 2 heaped tsps cracked pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp soda bicarb


  • Soak the oats in the buttermilk for an hour.
  • Grease and prepare 12 muffin moulds and preheat the oven to 200 degress C.
  • Beat the egg into the oat mixture followed by the avocados. Then add the flour sifted together with salt, baking powder and soda bicarb. Do not over mix. Add the pepper and chopped olives, and bake for 15-20 minutes till an inserted toothpick comes out clean.