From, "Little Rock Cooks...Recipes Handed Down from Generation to Generation," published in cooperation with your Daily InBox newsletter.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
TO PREPARE:

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.  Beat egg; add butter to egg and beat again; add milk and vanilla and beat again.  Combine liquid and dry ingredients; stir quickly until dry ingredients are just moist.  Put quickly into greased muffin tin.  Bake 20 minutes at 450 degrees.

HINT:  
Do not grease sides of muffin tins.  Do not mix batter very well; definitely not with mixer.  Do not drop batter; slide off spoon with spatula.

YIELD: 12 muffins

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