Basic Muffins

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
35 mins

This is a really simple muffin recipe. I'm moving away from relying on mixes for things like this. I'm adding additions to make different types of muffins as I try them.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • DRY INGREDIENTS

  • 1 12 cups flour
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 2 12 tablespoons nonfat dry milk powder
  • WET INGREDIENTS

  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 12 cup water
  • 13 cup melted butter
  • ADDITIONS

  • BLUEBERRY

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries or 1 cup canned blueberries, drained and dusted with
  • flour
  • BANANA CINNAMON

  • 1 overripe banana, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • LEMON POPPYSEED

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (add with wet ingredients, and subtract 2 tablespoons water)
  • 2 lemons, zest of, finely grated (add with wet ingredients)
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seed (add with dry ingredients)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper inserts.
  3. Combine the dry ingredients.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the wet ingredients.
  5. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the wet mixture all at once. Stir with a fork until just moist.
  6. At this point, add the additions for the type of muffin you want to make.
  7. Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full, and bake for 25-30 minutes.