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Mom’s Muffins

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
    1 dozen


  • 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


  • 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).
  • Spoon into greased muffin cups. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
If Cooking for Two: Freeze baked muffins in freezer bags; thaw and reheat as needed.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 146 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 348mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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