Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Basic muffins that can be changed for many different flavors.


  1. Sift dry ingredients together.
  2. Beat egg and combine with milk.
  3. Add to dry ingredients and stir only until mixed.
  4. Add melted shortening.
  5. Fill greased muffin pans 2/3 full. Bake in hot oven (425°) for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Applesauce muffins - Substitute applesauce for milk. Increase oil to 1/2 cup and sugar to 1 cup. Use 2 eggs. Add 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp nutmeg and 1 cup chopped nuts or raisins.