Basic Muffins

Karen Feinen

By
@Ganieda

A basic muffin recipe that is good all by itself or to use as a basis for many other varieties of muffins.


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Serves:

12 muffins

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
egg, beaten
3/4 c
milk
1/3 c
neutral flavored cooking oil
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
sugar
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREP:

Tools - small mixing bowl, large mixing bowl, muffin pan, paper muffin cup liners (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2
Combine egg, milk, and oil in a small mixing bowl.
3
In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt. Use a fork to stir together. Make a well in the center and add the egg mixture all at once. Stir until just moistened. The mixture will be lumpy, do not overmix.
4
Grease muffin pan or line with paper muffin cups. Fill the cups to 2/3 full. If you want, you can pour some of the batter into a sturdy plastic zip-close bag, snip one corner at the bottom of the bag and use this to easily fill your muffin cups.
5
Bake at 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the pan and serve warm. Makes 12.
6
Variations:

Cheese Muffins - Stir 1/2 C shredded cheese into the flour mixture.
Bacon and Cheese Muffins - Add 1/2 cooked and drained bacon and 1/2 C shredded cheese to the liquid ingredients.
Chocolate Chip Muffins: Add 1/2 C chocolate chips to the flour mixture

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #muffin, #Basics