12 muffins, 2 3/4 inches in diameter.
4 tablespoons melted Swift'ning.
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour.
3 teaspoons double acting baking powder.
1 teaspoon salt.
2 tablespoons sugar 1 egg, well-beaten.
1 cup milk.
Sift together all the dry ingredients. Combine remaining ingredients. Add all at once to flour mixture, stirring quickly and vigorously until just mixed and of a lumpy appearance. Rub muffin pans lightly with Swift'ning. Fill two-thirds full, and bake.
About 20 minutes.
Cheese Add 1 cup grated aged American cheese, lightly packed, to the dry ingredients.
Orange Increase sugar to 4 tablespoons. Reduce milk to 3/4 cup, and add 1/4 cup orange juice and 1/4 cup grated orange rind.
Fruit Add 1/2 cup cut, seeded or seedless raisins, or 1 cup chopped pitted dates.
Nut Add 1/2 cup medium chopped nut meats ówalnuts, pecans, Brazil nuts or others, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla.
Bacon Chop and pan fry until done 4 slices of bacon. Drain. Add to muffin mixture.