Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Do You Know the Muffin Man?

I really wanted to link to Blue Cricket today for Show & Tell, but I completely forgot to upload project pictures!!  I'm going to have to do more projects so I can provide you with more fun tutorials!!  I went to check out all of the other crafters that were showing and telling and noticed that Show & Tell is also for recipes!!  Well, I can do that!  Here you go, breakfast is on me today :o)

Cinnamon Muffins
Ingredients:

2 medium eggs
3 cups of flour
1 cup of milk
1 cup of sugar
5 tablespoons of butter
5 tablespoons of shortening
3 teaspoons of baking powder
1 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg

Topping:
1 cup of melted butter
1 cup of sugar blended with 1 tablespoon of cinnamon

  1. Grease twelve three-inch muffin pan cups.
  2. Cream together the butter, the shortening, and the sugar.
  3. Beat in the eggs, salt, nutmeg and baking powder.
  4. Stir in the flour and milk alternately until the mixture was just combined.
  5. Fill muffin cups to the top.
  6. After baking for twenty minutes, allow the muffins to cool for a few minutes.
  7. When a few minutes have passed, dip each muffin in the melted butter then roll them in the cinnamon sugar blend.
Peanut Butter Muffins
Ingredients:

2 medium eggs, beaten
2 cups of sifted flour
1 cup of milk
½ cup of peanut butter
¼ cup of sugar
2 tablespoons of butter, melted
3 teaspoons of baking powder
1 teaspoon of salt

  1. Sift the flour with all of the other dry ingredients.
  2. Add the peanut butter and mix thoroughly.
  3. Combine the eggs and milk, then pour into the mixture.
  4. Add the butter and stir until mixture is moistened.
  5. Fill greased muffin pans about two-thirds full and bake at 400°F for 25 minutes.
Orange Muffins
Ingredients:


10 oz of mandarin oranges, drained
1 medium egg, slightly beaten
1 ½ cup of flour
½ cup of sugar
½ cup of butter
¼ cup of milk
1 ¾ teaspoon of baking powder
½ teaspoon of salt
¼ teaspoon of allspice
¼ teaspoon of nutmeg

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Sift the flour with all of the other dry ingredients.
  3. Add the butter.
  4. Mix together the beaten egg and the milk, then add to the dry ingredients and mix until just moistened.
  5. Next step was to fold in the mandarin orange pieces.
  6. Fill greased muffin tins about three-quarters full.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes.
Zucchini Oatmeal Muffins
Ingredients list:

4 medium eggs
1 medium zucchini, shredded
2 ½ cups of flour
1 ½ cups of sugar
1 cup of chopped pecans
¾ cup of oil
½ cup of oatmeal, quick uncooked
1 tablespoon of baking powder
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of cinnamon

  1. Grease 12 three-inch muffin cups.
  2. Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, sugar, pecans, oatmeal, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  4. In another bowl, beat the eggs and stir in the shredded zucchini and oil.
  5. Stir the two mixtures together until flour is moistened.
  6. Spoon the batter into the greased muffin cups.
  7. Bake for about 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  8. Allow to cool on a wire rack before removing from the pan.

5 comments:

Becca @ Blue Cricket Design said...

This is so not the thing I need to read first thing in the morning when hunger knocks on my door!!!! So grub!

casserole said...

Thank you for all these recipes! We just started doing bento box lunches for my daughter. I'll be making some of these for her lunchbox.

Dollface said...

oh my gosh all those muffins!!! sooo not in the wedding diet right now, hahah but thank you! xxxoo

Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage said...

Gosh thanks for the recipes!!

Kim said...

I'm stopping by from BCD. I'm disappointed that there are no photos :(. Muffins are one of my favorite things to make & eat!