In a large bowl, add and combine well:
1/4 cup oil
1 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped dried black mission figs
In a smaller bowl, combine well:
2 cup cake and pastry, unsifted
1 cup regular rolled oats (oatmeal)
3/4 cup sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
Combine wet and dry mixtures and fold together gently until just mixed. Spoon into prepared pan. Bake at 200 C (400 F) for 15 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on rack. Makes 15 medium-sized 12 large muffins.
This batter is stack white and very thick. THe baked muffin is very light in colour.