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Hidden Surprise Muffins

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“Another mailing list goodie. The original poster said this came from her Little House on the Prairie cookbook.”
12 muffins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease the bottom ONLY of a 12-cup muffin tin.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  4. In a second medium sized bowl, combine the egg, milk, vanilla and vegetable oil.
  5. Make a "well" in the dry ingredients and add the wet ingredients to the well.
  6. Stir until the mixture is moist.
  7. Don't overmix - the batter should be lumpy.
  8. Fill the muffin tins half full.
  9. Now, here is the surprise - drop a teaspoon of jelly into the center of each muffin.
  10. Add more batter on top of the jelly so that each cup is 2/3 full.
  11. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.
  12. When the muffins are baked there will be a jelly surprise in the middle.

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