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Granny’s Basic Muffin Mix

February 19, 2017

Granny’s Basic Muffin Mix

2 cups flour, sifted
1 Tbsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
3 Tbsp sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 cup milk
3 Tbsp oil

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Combine egg, milk and oil. Pour into dry ingredients. Stir only until moist. Do not over-mix. Spoon batter into greased muffin tins. Fill cups about 2/3’s full. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes

Muffin Variations

Apple-Nutmeg: Peel and dice one apple. Sprinkle with 1 tsp nutmeg and 2 tsp sugar. Stir into batter.

Apricot-Nut: Drain ½ cup cooked, pitted and chopped apricots. Combine with ½ cup chopped walnuts. Stir into batter.

Cheese-Garlic: Combine 1 cup grated cheese with 1/8 tsp garlic salt. Stir well into dry ingredients then add egg, milk and oil.

Lemon-Sugar: Combine ½ cup sugar with 2 Tbsp grated lemon peel. Fill tines to ¼ full with batter. Sprinkle with sugar mixture, then top with lay of patter to fill 2/3’s full.

Berries: Drain ¾ cup washed berries. Add ¼ cup sugar and 1/8 tsp cinnamon. Gently fold into muffin batter.

Carrots: Add ½ cup shredded carrots to dry ingredients.

Jam or Preserves: Fill muffin tins ¼ full with batter. Put 1 tsp jam in middle and top with batter to 2/3’s full.

Orange: Use only ¾ cup milk and add ¼ cup orange juice. Grate 1 Tbsp of orange peel and stir into liquid ingredients. Mix in dry ingredients.

Chocolate: Add 1 cup chocolate chips, ½ cup bakers cocoa and ½ cup sugar.

Butter Rum: add 1/4 cup rum or 4 tsp rum flavoring and use 1/4 cup butter at room temperature in place of oil.

Try topping with nuts, oats, berries, raisins, chocolate chips, sugar / cinnamon and or streusel, just to name a few!

Make your own family favorite today!

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