Aunt Cheryl’s Dwelling EC Muffins

Some recipes are humble but so reassuring that they needn’t change. They’re saved in your pocket, prepared for the second you crave consolation and ease. That is a type of recipes.

“My Aunt Cheryl has been baking these muffins for actually many years now,” Brian Hart Hoffman says, “and I by no means knew in regards to the recipe till only a few months in the past when she referred to as me as much as chat and he or she occurred to be making these muffins.”

“I first made these muffins at age 12 in my dwelling economics class,” says Brian’s Aunt Cheryl Hoffman. “This recipe has at all times been my favourite simple muffin recipe. I bake them particularly when craving a muffin at dwelling.”

The handwritten recipe, titled merely “Muffins,” is recorded on a white, dominated index card that has barely yellowed across the edges, with the occasional splatter right here and there. There’s a star drawn to the proper of the title, indicating it’s turn into Cheryl’s go-to muffin recipe over time.

“My husband of 43 years, who doesn’t like many muffins, has at all times beloved these. He prefers consuming them sizzling from the oven with plenty of butter if made with out the jam. In the event that they’re made with jam, we each eat them as baked,” Cheryl explains. “Since there are solely the 2 of us, he loves having leftovers the following day cut up in half and toasted with butter.” Cheryl at all times pushes herself within the kitchen to bake new issues, however she by no means forgets the significance of important recipes like this and that candy second when she first found her ardour for baking.

Home Ec Muffins Lost and found recipe

Aunt Cheryl’s Dwelling EC Muffins

  • 3 cups (375 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (200 grams) granulated sugar
  • 4 teaspoons (20 grams) baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons (6 grams) kosher salt
  • 1 cup (240 grams) entire milk
  • ½ cup (112 grams) vegetable oil
  • 2 giant eggs (100 grams)
  • ¼ cup (80 grams) blueberry and/or strawberry fruit unfold* (elective)
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Spray a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk collectively flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a big bowl, whisk collectively milk, oil, and eggs. Add flour combination, stirring simply till dry substances are moistened. Spoon about 3 tablespoons batter (about 52 grams) into every ready muffin cup. Spoon 1 teaspoon fruit unfold (about 6.5 grams) (is utilizing) in middle of batter in muffin cups. Unfold about 2 tablespoons batter (about 35 grams) onto fruit unfold.
  4. Bake till golden brown, 15 to 17 minutes. Let cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Take away from pan; serve heat.
We used Bonne Maman Blueberry and Strawberry Fruit Spreads.

If not including fruit unfold to batter, fill every muffin cup with about ⅓ cup (about 90 grams) batter.



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