Easy Add-in anything Muffins

This recipe is our go-to muffins. Because you can add in any fruit or filling to the recipe.

But here is my best tip for this recipe. Whatever you add in, make sure it is something moist. Blueberries work good, banana nut is another good option. Even lemon or apple pie filling are good options.

If you just add in nuts or dried fruit with applesauce, your muffins will be hard and dry.

When they first some out of the oven, they are going to be warm and soft, but as they cool, they become hard.

But, if your muffins do become hard, heat them up a little, add some cream cheese and it’s quite good!

So, let’s get into the recipe!

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2 Cups All-purpose flour (Recommended: Bob’s Red Mill 1-1 Flour)

2 Tsp Baking Powder

¼ Tsp Salt (Optional)

½ Cup Butter (softened)

1 Cup Sugar

½ Cup Milk

1 Tsp Vanilla

2 Eggs

You can then add in 1 cup of your desired filling, or more, that choice is up to you.


1 Tbsp Sugar

¼ Tsp Cinnamon


Preheat oven to 375. Makes One Dozen Muffins

In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt, set aside. Then in another large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add the eggs, milk and vanilla. Mix well.

Stir into dry ingredients, just until mosistened. Fold in desired filling.

Fill greased (or paper lined) muffin tins 2/3 full.

Sprinkle topping over muffins. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until muffins test done.

Cool on baking rack for 5 minutes before removing.

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