Standard Muffin Recipe

Preparation 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Serves 12-14     adjust servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup skim milk (or whatever milk you have)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil
  • cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place muffin liners in a muffin tin and spray with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, add the flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir to combine.
  3. In another bowl, add the sugar, milk, vanilla, egg, and oil. Whisk to combine.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Stir until just combined; batter should be lumpy. Do not over mix.
  5. Fill the muffin liners ¾ of the way up.
  6. Add your favorite muffin flavors/additions (fruit, nuts, chocolate chips, oats, etc.). Take a toothpick and push the additional ingredients down into the batter and swirl them around a little.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.
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