Great Tastes of Manitoba

Muffin Mega Mix

45 minutes
Prep: 10-20 minutes | Cook: 25 minutes | Servings: 12

Ingredients

Dry Muffin Mega-Mix:

  • 8 cups (2 L) all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups (1 L) whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) sugar
  • 3 Tbsp (45 mL) baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) baking soda
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) salt

Mega-Mix Muffins (makes 12 large muffins):

  • 1/4 batch dry Muffin Mega-Mix (about 3 3/4 cups/925 mL)
  • Flavour add ins (see below)
  • 1 Countryside Farm Vita Egg
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) milk
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) plain yogurt or applesauce
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) butter, melted
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla extract

Flavour add ins – for 12 muffins:

Raisin Spice:

  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 cups (375) raisins

Orange Chocolate:

  • 1 cup (250 mL) chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) orange rind, grated

Fruit & Nut:

  • 1 cup (250 mL) dried fruit
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) toasted nuts, chopped

Raspberry Lemon:

  • 1 1/2 cups (375) mL) fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) lemon rind, grated

Apple or Pear Cinnamon:

  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) apples or pears, diced

Directions

Dry Muffin Mix:

  1. In a very large bowl, whisk together all-purposes and whole wheat flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Divide mix into 4 equal portions (about 3 3/4 cups/925 mL each) and pour into resealable plastic bags or airtight containers. Store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months.

Mega-Mix Muffins:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Lightly grease or use muffin liners in a nonstick muffin pan.
  2. In large bowl, stir muffin mix (3 3/4 cups/925 mL) to recombine and add in any spices from flavour add-ins.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg, milk, yogurt, butter and vanilla. Pour over dry ingredients and sprinkle with any remaining flavour add-ins. Stir just until moistened.
  4. Spoon into prepared muffin pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until tops are golden brown and firm to the touch. Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes. Transfer to rack to cool completely.

Recipe and photo provided by Dairy Farmers of Canada.

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