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Muffins

My son is a freshman at Gunn High School in Palo Alto. He has chosen Food as a subject, something I find awesome! This recipe was handed out by the teacher and he made the muffins at home this morning. He used a mix of different chocolate chips; butterscotch, white, and semi-sweet. With great success.

Small comment: The recipe is filed under the Breakfast section of his binder. My son (as being Norwegian in the US) found this quite amusing. In Norway, muffins are a sweet threat eaten on special occasions, like birthday parties. Never ever would we eat this for breakfast back home:-) But hey – we are not in Norway anymore. Enjoy your breakfast!

WHAT YOU NEED

Makes 12

  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

HOW TO

Start by settting the oven to 400°F.

Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl.

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Make a well in the center. Combine egg, milk and oil, and add to the well of the dry ingredients. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Fold in chocolate chips.

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Fill paper bake cups 2/3 full, preferably in a cupcake tray.

Bake for approx. 16 minutes or until golden.

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Enjoy with a glass of milk.

XOX                                                                                                                                                                M and Jr.

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