Sift together the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
Blend the buttermilk, eggs and oil or butter and add to the dry ingredients.
Mix until just blended ? the batter will be lumpy and slightly slack.
Spoon the batter into the muffin tin hollows, filling them two thirds of the way.
Bake for 20-25 minutes.
Serve with fruit spread or jam and grated cheese.
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