Grandma's Honey Muffins Recipe

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Grandma's Honey Muffins Recipe
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Grandma's Honey Muffins Recipe

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4.5 92 100
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I can remember my Grandma Wheeler making these delicious muffins—we'd eat them nice and warm, fresh from the oven! She was a "pinch of this" and "handful of that" kind of cook, so getting the ingredient amounts correct for the recipe was a challenge. Now it's a family treasure! —Darlis A. Wilfer, West Bend, Wisconsin
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MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup honey

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl, combine egg, milk, butter and honey. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.
Freeze option: Freeze cooled muffins in resealable plastic freezer bags. To use, thaw at room temperature or, if desired, microwave each muffin on high for 20-30 seconds or until heated through. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Grandma's Honey Muffins in Taste of Home April/May 2007, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 179 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup honey
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl, combine egg, milk, butter and honey. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.
  3. Freeze option: Freeze cooled muffins in resealable plastic freezer bags. To use, thaw at room temperature or, if desired, microwave each muffin on high for 20-30 seconds or until heated through. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Grandma's Honey Muffins in Taste of Home April/May 2007, p33

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Karen User ID: 9434948 284863
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2018

"I made this recipe with my 8 year old daughter who really enjoyed it! We decided to double the amount of honey after seeing the reviews. They were delicious! My son aged 10 says he can't take the honey but he likes them anyway. We are in the UK and appreciated a nice easy recipe to follow as it is kid friendly. In the UK All Purpose Flour is called Plain Flour."

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KristineChayes User ID: 1441542 281616
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2018

"These were good while warm, and certainly sweet enough, but plain and didn't taste like honey."

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KathyJeanC User ID: 8863460 272948
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2017

"Loved this recipe thanks for sharing!"

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ajsod User ID: 3307495 272618
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2017

"These were okay. They have a very sweet flavor and taste a lot like cornbread as others have commented."

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saburo User ID: 8455915 272139
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2017

"These were absolutely delicious and easy to make. We didn't need to put any condiment on them !!!!!"

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[email protected] User ID: 5774466 264065
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2017

"Excellent!! A friend gives me unfiltered honey, which is what I made these with and the flavor was outstanding!!! Didn't even need butter. I am adding this to my cookbook....... thanks for sharing!!"

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joyfl5 User ID: 8956540 263951
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2017

"Reminded me of cornbread muffins. Did not have a honey flavor. Kinda plain tasting muffin without adding jam or more honey/cinnamon. More like a biscuit, butter and jelly taste with a muffin texture. If you have to have sickly sweet for your breakfast these are not it. I grew up on corn muffins for breakfast so they fit my expectations and taste."

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ms11145 User ID: 1604521 263695
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2017

"I used whole milk to give it a richer taste. Will make these again."

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chubbzbar User ID: 4175508 263692
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2017

"Perfect basic recipe -- change milk to orange juice and add dried cranberries -- make as written add blueberries or raspberries -- love it -- found this about two years ago on this site and have made it about once a month since then."

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slocook805 User ID: 7734059 263655
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2017

"I added 1/2 tsp of cinnamon to my mix and I did NOT use 2% milk and I'll bet Grandma didn't either. TOH and it's love of 2 % milk really gets me. That might be why some thought they were a bit dry. Always use full fat dairy for best results."

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