Best Ever (And Most Versatile) Muffins!

Recipe by spatchcock
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 12 muffins




  • Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
  • Stir together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
  • Make a well in the center.
  • In a small bowl or 2-cup measuring cup, beat egg with a fork.
  • Stir in milk and oil.
  • Pour all at once into the well in the flour mixture.
  • Mix quickly and lightly with a fork until moistened, but do not beat.
  • The batter will be lumpy. DO NOT OVERMIX. This will create tough/heavy muffins.
  • Pour the batter into paper lined muffin pan cups.
  • Variations: Blueberry Muffins: Add 1 cup fresh blueberries.
  • Raisin Muffins: Add 1 cup finely chopped raisins.
  • Date Muffins: Add 1 cup finely chopped dates.
  • Cheese Muffins: Fold in 1 cup grated sharp yellow cheese.
  • Bacon Muffins: Fold 1/4 cup crisp cooked bacon, broken into bits.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, or until golden.