Tutorial Tuesday's design is to visually share money saving food preparation techniques along with easy and inexpensive recipes. This week I am happy to share how to make home made (ahem, not from a box) muffins!
This is a simple and versatile recipe with ingredients that are most likely right in your cupboards! Flour, milk, sugar (in the lidded container), vegetable oil, baking powder, salt, an egg and something yummy to mix into the batter... I chose strawberries!
My son and I picked these strawberries last summer on a vacation up north... Mmmm, so yummy and special! Still frozen, I placed the berries in my food chopper.
I chopped enough for a cup's worth. The recipe that I am using (modified from Recipeczar.com) calls for just half a cup... but I prefer more yummy stuff!!!
***Keep in mind that you could use other mix- ins like blueberries, banana's or chocolate chips!
I wanted my muffins to have more of a breakfasty healthy-ness to them, so I added 1 1/2 cups of white flour and 1/2 cup of wheat flour... I'd just use while flour for more of a 'treat' type of muffin!!!
Since I was primarily baking these muffins for my son (he just turned two), I used my mini muffin pans- but otherwise I would have used a 12 sectioned regular sized pan for this recipe.
2 cups of flour
1/2 cup of sugar
1 Tablespoon of baking powder
1/2 Teaspoon of salt
3/4 cup of milk
1/2 cup of vegetable oil
1 cup of fruit or chocolate
Serving size, 12 muffins
Bake at 400* for 18-20 minutes!