Muffin sitting in a muffin paper on a wooden butter paddle
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Homemade Basic Muffin Recipe

A great Homemade Basic Muffin Recipe makes any meal special.  This recipe is quick and easy and you can flavor them any way you want.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 8 muffins
Author Julie Menghini


  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk any variety will do
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup flour all-purpose
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.  Line a muffin pan with muffin papers or grease the pan well.
  • Combine Egg, Milk and salad oil.
  • In a separate bowl combine baking powder, flour, sugar, and salt.  Whisk to combine.  Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients.  Blend only until combined.
  • Spoon batter into each muffin paper until 2/3 full.  Bake for 16-20 minutes.
  • Store in an airtight bag or container.


Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 161mg | Potassium: 179mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 1.3mg
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