Mom's Muffins Recipe
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Mom's Muffins Recipe

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These muffins were always a special treat when I was a child. Now I have lots of muffin recipes, and I make one kind or another several times each week. But none are better than these...and for me, none come out of the oven with so many heartwarming memories attached!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 146 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 348mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the center. Combine eggs, milk and oil. Pour into well and mix just until dry ingredients are moistened (do not overmix).
  2. Spoon into greased muffin cups. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 1 dozen.
If Cooking for Two: Freeze baked muffins in freezer bags; thaw and reheat as needed.
Originally published as Mom's Muffins in Reminisce May/June 1994, p53

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kcadams User ID: 4833077 17055
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2014

"absolutely delicious!"

lizabetha2006 User ID: 3631272 17031
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2009

"These honestly tasted more like a biscuit than a muffin. They were a bit strange."

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