Muffin Recipes from Scratch

Tastessence Staff Nov 6, 2018
Many people think that it is very difficult to make muffins at home, but this is not true. On the contrary, different types of muffins can be made at home quite easily. We will give you some amazing muffin recipes from scratch, which everyone at home can enjoy.
Muffins are a favorite among people of all age groups. However, in today's world, people do not have the time as well as the patience to prepare muffins. To ease the process of making them, many manufacturing companies have come up with pre-packaged foods with which one can make muffins effortlessly and quickly. 
However, those who are fond of cooking will surely agree with us that nothing can match the satisfaction one gets while making the muffins all by themselves. Moreover, the whole process is not time-consuming, it's rather quite simple, and the result is much better than the one that is made with the muffin mix.
If you have never tried to make muffins at home, but always wanted to, here are some delicious recipes which everyone can make without much effort.

Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Among the different blueberry muffin recipes, this one is not only yummy but also the simplest to make.
Ingredients:
  • Egg, 1
  • Fresh blueberries, 8 oz.
  • All-purpose flour, 2 cups
  • White sugar, ¾ cup
  • White sugar, ½ cup
  • Butter (cubed), ¼ cup
  • Milk, ⅓ cup
  • Vegetable oil, ⅓ cup
  • Baking powder, 2 tsp.
  • Ground cinnamon, 1½ tsp.
  • Salt, ½ tsp.
Preparation:
1. Take 1½ cups of flour in a large mixing bowl, add baking powder, ¾th cup sugar, and salt to it and mix thoroughly.

2. In another measuring cup, take vegetable oil and add egg and milk to it. Add this mixture into the muffin batter and mix again until all the ingredients are blended well. Now, add the blueberries into the mixture.
3. To make the crumb topping, you need to mix together ⅓rd cup of flour, 1 ½ teaspoon of cinnamon, ½ cup of sugar, and ¼th cup of butter.

4. Coat the muffin cups with butter and fill each muffin cup at least 2/3 full with  muffin batter.
5. Sprinkle with crumb toppings and bake the muffins in a 400°F preheated oven for at least 20 - 25 minutes. Check whether the muffins have become firm before taking them out.

Raspberry Muffin Recipe

This recipe is a definitely must try for all the raspberry muffin lovers.

Ingredients:
  • Eggs, 2
  • All-purpose flour, 16 oz.
  • Raspberries (fresh), 8 oz.
  • Sugar, 8 oz.
  • Warm milk, 4 oz.
  • Butter, 4 oz.
  • Baking powder, 4 tsp.
  • Salt, ½ tsp.
Preparation:
1. Preheat the oven at 450°F.

2. In a large bowl, combine baking powder and flour. Add butter, warm milk, salt, and sugar to it and mix well. Add the eggs and fold until all the ingredients are completely blended. Now, fold in the raspberries.

3. Grease the muffin cups and fill them with this muffin batter. Bake them for 15 - 20 minutes.

Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

Who does not like dishes made of chocolate chips? Chocolate chip muffins have been a favorite among people for many years and still have the power to tingle people's taste buds.
Ingredients:
  • Egg, 1
  • Flour, 12 oz.
  • Chocolate chips (semisweet), 8 oz.
  • Sugar, 8 oz.
  • Milk, 8 oz.
  • Whole wheat flour, 8 oz.
  • Pecans, 4 oz.
  • Vegetable oil, ⅓ cup
  • Brown sugar, 2 tbsp.
  • Baking powder, 2 tsp.
  • Baking soda, ½ tsp.
  • Salt, ¼ tsp.
Preparation:
1. Mix baking powder, baking soda, flour, sugar, whole wheat flour, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Break an egg into a medium or small-sized mixing bowl and add milk and vegetable oil into it.

2. Pour the entire mixture into a large bowl and fold until all the ingredients are blended. Put in the chocolate chips in the batter.
3. In another bowl, mix the pecans and brown sugar together and set aside. Grease the muffin cups and fill them with batter. Sprinkle the pecan-brown sugar mixture on top of each muffin.

4. Place the muffin cups in a 375°F preheated oven and bake them for 20 - 25 minutes. Before taking them out, check whether the muffins have turned golden brown in color.

Banana Muffin Recipe

This recipe is a combination of the goodness of bananas and the mouth-watering taste of homemade muffins.
Ingredients:
  • Ripe bananas, 4
  • Eggs, 2
  • Sugar, 8 oz.
  • All-purpose flour, 2 cups
  • Powdered sugar, ½ cup
  • Melted butter, ½ cup
  • Baking powder, 2 tsp.
  • Baking soda, 2 tsp.
  • Salt, 1 tsp.
Preparation:
1. Preheat the oven to 325° F.

2. Mash the ripe bananas with a fork. Make sure that they are nice and ripe. Ripe bananas will yield soft and delicious muffins.

3. Mix the dry ingredients together: flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and powdered sugar. Add the mashed bananas to the dry ingredients along with the eggs, and 6 tbsp. butter.
4. Grease the muffin cups with the remaining butter.

5. Dollop the batter into the tins, until each one is ¾th full.

6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes and your delicious, appetizing banana muffins are done.

Chocolate Muffin Recipe

Chocolate muffins are made of thick chocolate which can melt the hearts of many.
Ingredients:
  • Egg, 1
  • Self-raising flour, 12 oz.
  • Semisweet chocolate chips, 8 oz.
  • Sugar, 8 oz.
  • Whipping cream, ¾ cup
  • Skimmed milk, 4 tbsp.
  • Sunflower oil, 2 tbsp.
  • Cocoa powder, 3 tsp.
  • Vanilla essence, 1 tsp.
  • Bicarbonate of soda, ½ tsp.
Preparation:
1. In a large bowl, add all the dry ingredients including sugar, baking soda and flour. Add the cocoa powder into it by passing it through the sieve. Mix it all together and create a hole at the center of the bowl.

2. In another bowl, combine the egg, oil and milk together, and pour into the hole. Mix until all the ingredients are blended.
3. Coat a muffin pan or muffin cups with non-stick spray and fill them with the muffin batter. Place them in a 350°F preheated oven, and let them bake for 15 - 20 minutes or till firm.

4. Keep the muffins to warm and use that time to make chocolate sauce. In a microwave-friendly bowl, take whipping cream and chocolate chips and microwave for thirty seconds.
5. Remove from the oven, stir and keep it back again for another thirty seconds. Repeat this process till it becomes very smooth.

6. Pour in the vanilla essence and keep it for cooling. Serve the muffins by pouring the rich and delicious chocolate sauce over it.
These muffins are great dishes for breakfast and can also be served with tea as well as for parties and social gatherings. So, the next time you have a party at home, prepare these muffins, and simply enjoy watching your family and guests savor them with delight.