Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Muffins

Basic Muffins
1 egg
1/2 c milk
1/4 c oil, melted shortening, or melted butter
Mix together.

1  1/2 c flour
1/2 c sugar
2 t baking powder
1 t salt
Mix together.
Mix wet and dry ingredients. Spray pan.
Bake in muffin pan for 20 minutes at 400˚.

Blueberry Muffins

Rinse and drain 1 c blueberries.  Mix with 2 T sugar.
Add wet and dry ingredients together and stir gently. 
Fold in sugared blueberries.

Apple Muffins
Make muffins above, except blend 1/2 t. cinnamon with dry ingredients.
 Add 1 c grated raw tart apple with butter or shortening.  Bake 25 min.
Top with mix of 1.2 c brown sugar, 1.3 c broken nuts and 1/2 t. cinnamon.

Banana Nut Muffins
Make muffins above except add 2 mashed bananas and 1/2 to 1 c chopped
nuts.  Bake 20 min. at 400˚.

Cranberry-Orange Muffins
1 c cranberries, halved
1/2 c sugar
1 egg
1 c milk
2 T melted butter
1 T grated orange rind
2 c flour
3 t. baking powder
2 T sugar
1 t salt
Combine cranberries and 1/2 c sugar. Let stand while mixing batter and add
to batter at the end. Bake at 400˚ for 20-25 min.

Pumpkin Muffins
1 egg
1/2 c milk
1/2 c mashed cooked pumpkin
1/4 c melted butter
1  1/2 c flour
1/2 c sugar
2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t cinnamon
1/2 t nutmeg
Bake at 400˚ for 18-20 minutes.  
Beat egg and stir in milk, pumpkin and melted butter.  Mix dry ingredients.
Mix dry and wet ingredients together, just until moistened.  Sprinkle 1/4 t sugar over each muffin.

Oatmeal Muffins
1 c rolled oats
1 c buttermilk or soured milk
1/3 c melted butter
1/2 c brown sugar
1 egg
1 c flour
1 t baking powder
1/2 t soda
1 t salt.
Heat over to 400˚ mix oats in milk and set aside.  Mix melted butter, sugar and egg.  Mix dry ingredients; stir into wet ingredients.  Bake for 20-25 min.

Country Breakfast Muffins
1 egg
1 c sour cream
2 T sugar
1 T melted butter
1  1/2 c flour
1 t baking powder
1/2 t soda
1/2 t salt
Beat egg; Blend in cream, sugar and melted butter.  Blend dry ingredients and add to wet ingredients.  Bake 20 min at 400˚.

I've used these recipes for 45 years and they are quick, easy, and good for a family breakfast.