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Delicious Muffins with Variations


Muffins Basic and Variations recipe













Trans-fat Free


2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 large eggs
½ cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk


Grease 12 2½-inch muffin cups.

Heat oven to 400℉ (200℃).

Sift Flour, baking powder, sugar and salt into a medium-sized bowl.

Stir to mix well.

In a small bowl, beat egg with a fork.

Add milk and oil. Add all at once to dry ingredients.

Stir mixture only until dry ingredients are moistened.

Batter will be lumpy.

Drop batter from a tablespoon into prepared muffins pans, filling each cup half to two-thirds full.

Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

Remove from pan and serve hot with butter, jam or marmalade. VARIATIONS: GINGER MUFFINS: Add ½ Cup finely diced candied ginger to flour mixture before adding liquid.

BANANA PECAN MUFFINS: Prepare muffin batter but use only ½ cup milk.

Add ½ cup chopped pecans and ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg to sifted flour.

Add 1 cup mashed, peeled banana with the egg, milk and oil.

BLUEBERRY MUFFINS: Toss 1 cup washed and well-drained fresh or frozen blueberries with sifted flour mixture before adding liquid.

ORANGE MUFFINS: 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.

CHEESE MUFFINS: Fold ½ cup 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. SURPRISE MUFFINS: Fill muffin cups ⅓ full of batter.

Drop ½ teaspoon of your favorite jelly in center of batter.

Add batter to fill cup 2/3rds full.

Kids just love these as you will.

COCONUT MUFFINS: Add 1 cup Shredded coconut with the last few strokes of mixing.

For a snack have coconut muffins, butter and milk.

CHIVE MUFFINS: Fold ¼ cup chives into the batter during the last few strokes and serve at dinner.

Great with a steak and salad.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 58g (2.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 54150% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 47%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 635mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15% Iron 18%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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