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Homemade Muffin Mix

 Homemade Muffin Mix
Whether your family prefers sweet or savory muffins, you can satisfy them with this versatile muffin mix. Included are directions to prepare plain, cheddar and cinnamon-raisin muffins. —Audrey Thibodeau, Gilbert, Arizona
48 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 cup shortening
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • FOR CHEDDAR MUFFINS:
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • FOR CINNAMON-RAISIN MUFFINS:
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • Cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Store
  • in airtight containers in a cool dry place or in the freezer for up
  • to 6 months. Yield: 4 batches (10 cups).
  • To prepare plain muffins: Place 2-1/2 cups muffin mix in a bowl.
  • Whisk egg and milk; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at
  • 425° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let

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Homemade Muffin Mix (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • stand for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack.
  • To prepare cheddar muffins: In a bowl, combine 2-1/2 cups muffin mix,
  • cheese, bacon and chives. Whisk egg and milk; stir into cheese
  • mixture just until moistened. Fill muffin cups and bake as directed
  • for plain muffins.
  • To prepare cinnamon-raisin muffins: In a bowl, combine 2-1/2 cups
  • muffin mix, raisins and cinnamon. Whisk egg and milk; stir into
  • raisin mixture just until moistened. Fill muffin cups and bake as
  • directed for plain muffins. Yield: 1 dozen per batch.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 147 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 296 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.