Honey Muffins with Variations
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A reliable, easy recipe with honey and variations ranging from blueberry to soybean!

Honey Muffins With Variations
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup milk
4 tablespoons honey
1 egg, beaten
¼ cup melted shortening
1 . 
Sift flour with salt and baking powder.
2 . 
Mix milk, honey, beaten egg, and melted shortening. Add to dry mixture. Stir quickly just long enough to moisten dry ingredients. Fill greased muffin pans one-half full.
3 . 
Bake in a moderately hot oven (400 degrees F) 25 – 30 minutes or until delicately browned.
4 . 
Blueberry Muffins - Add ½ cup fresh blueberries to shifted dry ingredients.
Fruit Muffins - Add ½ cup chopped citron, ¼ cup chopped maraschino cherries to batter. Brush muffins lightly with honey before baking.
Honey Muffins - Put 1 teaspoon finely crystallized honey in center of batter of each muffin.
Peanut Butter Muffins - Blend ¼ cup peanut butter with honey before adding to milk and egg mixture.
Soybean Muffins - Replace ½ cup flour with ½ cup soybean flour.
Whole Wheat Muffins - Replace 1 cup of flour with 1 cup of whole wheat flour.