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Old-Fashioned Molasses Muffins

The spicy aroma of these muffins in the oven is truly mouthwatering! I've fixed batches for Christmas breakfast...frozen more to snack on later...and sent plenty to school with our youngsters.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    9 muffins


  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon each ground ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup molasses


  • In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients. In another bowl, beat egg, water, oil and molasses. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 325° for 20-25 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool in pan for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 172 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • Mom1526
    Sep 25, 2016

    They cane out Perfect, TY! delist! So easy to make and just double up for more!

  • tashabob1
    Aug 7, 2015

    Super quick and easy to make! I used butter instead of oil and my batch made a dozen. Light and fluffy, definitely going in my make again recipe list!

  • fritz2
    Jan 26, 2010

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