Basic Muffins and Variations

Title: Basic Muffins and Variations
Categories: Eggs, Breads
Yield: 1 Servings

1/2 lb Unbleached all-purpose flour
2 Tbls granulated sugar
1 Extra large egg
1/2 c Vegetable oil
1 Tbls baking powder
1 ts Salt
1 c Milk

1. Grease twelve 6 cm muffin cups. Heat oven to 200 =F8C .

2. Sift flour, baking powder, sugar and salt into a medium-sized bowl.
Stir to mix well.

3. In a small bowl, beat egg with a fork. Add milk and oil. Add all at
once to dry ingredients.

4. Stir mixture only until dry ingredients are moistened. Batter will be
lumpy. Drop batter from a tablespoon into prepared muffins pans, filling
each cup 1/2 – 2/3 full.

5. Bake 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from pan and serve
hot with butter, jam or marmalade. .SH “VARIATIONS” GINGER MUFFINS .RS Add
1/2 cup finely diced candied ginger to flour mixture before adding liquid.
.RE .PP BANANA PECAN MUFFINS .RS Prepare muffin batter but use only 110 ml
milk. Add 60 g chopped pecans and 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg to sifted flour.
Add 1 cup mashed, peeled banana with the egg, milk and oil. .RE .PP
BLUEBERRY MUFFINS .RS Toss 1 cup washed and well-drained fresh or frozen
blueberries with sifted flour mixture before adding liquid. .RE .PP ORANGE
MUFFINS .RS Cut 2 peeled navel oranges into sections. When batter is in the
cups, place an orange section on top of each and sprinkle lightly with
granulated sugar. .RE .PP CHEESE MUFFINS .RS Fold 50 g grated sharp yellow
cheese into muffin mix with the last few strokes on batter. Serve hot with
scrambled eggs and bacon for a special breakfast. .RE .PP SURPRISE MUFFINS
.RS Fill muffin cups 1/3 full of batter. Drop 1/2 tsp of your favorite
jelly in center of batter. Add batter to fill cup 2/3 full. Kids just love
these as you will. .RE .PP COCONUT MUFFINS .RS Add 1 cup shredded coconut
with the last few strokes of mixing. For a snack have coconut muffins,
butter and milk. .RE .PP CHIVE MUFFINS .RS Fold 1/4 cup chives into the
batter during the last few strokes and serve at dinner. Great with a steak
and salad. .RE

Difficulty : easy. Precision
: measure ingredients.

Recipe By : Carole A. Resnick

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #221

Date: Wed, 18 Sep 1996 11:58:11 -0400

From: kmeade@IDS2.IDSONLINE.COM (The Meades)