Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is from an old BHG Bread cookbook. I like making these in the fall. They just make me think of cooler weather.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Thoroughly combine first 5 ingredients.
  2. Cut into spice mixture into shortening until fine.
  3. Combine egg, milk and molasses.
  4. Add to dry mixture and mix until just moistened.
  5. Fill greased muffin pans 2/3 full.
  6. Sprinkle each muffin with sugar.
  7. Bake at 400°F about 20 minutes.


Most Helpful

Very tasty, but as a previous reviewer said, a bit on the dry side. Maybe a bit more shortening needed? I skipped the sugar topping and stirred in a handful of candied ginger chips, which worked well.

Outta Here January 23, 2013

Very old world muffins -- very nice! Made as directed. Serve with lots of butter and honey! Thanks, Maryland Jim! Made for ZWT4.

mersaydees June 18, 2008

I liked the taste of these muffins. But they're too dry. I wanted to add some milk at the end, maybe they would have been less dry. Thansk MarylandJim. Made for the Babes of ZWT4

Boomette June 17, 2008

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