Basic Muffins


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Appears in

The Cook's Book of Everything

The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

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Wonderfully simple, muffins can be plain, sweet or savoury. Master the basic muffin, then experiment with different flavour combinations and enjoy them for breakfast, snacks, lunch or dinner.


  • 310 g (11 oz/ cups) self-raising flour
  • 115


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F/Gas 6). Lightly grease a 12-hole standard muffin tin, or line the muffin holes with paper cases.
  2. Sift the flour into a bowl to aerate the flour and ensure a light muffin. Add the sugar to the bowl and s