Basic whole wheat muffin mix^

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Warm water
2 tablespoons Honey
1½ tablespoon Dry yeast
2 tablespoons Oil
1 teaspoon Salt
3 cups Whole wheat flour
½ cup White flour

Combine water, honey and yeast and let stand until bubbly, about 5-8 minutes. Then stir in well the remaining ingredients. Oil muffin tins. Fill ⅔ full with batter. Or drop by large spoonfuls onto oiled cookie sheet. Let rise 10 minutes. Bake at 350F. f Variations: Use the basic muffin mix just as is along with any of these additions. When recipe reads to leave out certain items, this pertains to the basic mix.

SOY, MILLET OR BUCKWHEAT - ½ cup soy, millet or buckwheat flour (leave out white flour).

RAISIN ORANGE - ¾ cup raisins and 1 tablespoon dried orange peel DATE BRAN - ½ cup oat or wheat bran and ⅔ cup dates BLUEBERRY - 1½ cup blueberries, ¼ cup SWEETENER, 1 teaspoon vanilla (leave out ½ cup water).

PINEAPPLE - 20 ounce can crushed pineapple, well drained, 2 tablespoons SWEETENER, 1 teaspoon vanilla (leave out ½ cup water).

BANANA NUT - 2 c mashed banana, ½ c chopped NUTS OR SEEDS (leave out ⅔ cup water).

JAM - ¾ cup dried fruit jam. After fillinf muffin tin, drop ¼ to 1 teaspoon jam on top of batter and let rise 10 minutes.

CORNBREAD - 1 ¾ cup corn meal, ¾ cup white flour, 1 tablespoon oil (leave out ½ cup water and 2 ½ cups of the whole wheat flour.

BARLEY, RICE OR OAT - 1 cup barley, rice or oat flour (leave out white flour adn ½ cup of the whole wheat).

CRANBERRY, CARROT, ZUCCHINI OR APPLE - ½ cup honey, ½ cup chopped NUTS OR SEEDS, 1 ½ teaspoon coriander, 1 ½ teaspoon dried orange peel, 1 ½ cup cranberry, briefly blended or 2 cups carrot, zucchini or apple, grated, 2 teaspoons vanilla. Leave o CHEESE - 2 cups cheese sauce, (separate recipe) and leave out ⅔ cup water

CARAWAY RYE - 1 c rye flour, 2 tablespoons molasses, 1 ½ teaspoon caraway seed (leave out ½ cup whole wheat flour, the white flour and honey).

TAHINI - ⅓ cup tahini (separate recipe) and leave out ¼ cup water.

Source: Of These Ye May Freely Eat: A Vegetarian Cookbook by JoAnn Rachor . ISBN 1-878726-02-1 Shared by Carolyn Shaw 9-95.

Note: Ingredients in capital letters refer to either another recipe or a cooking method which can be found elsewhere in the series.

Unfamiliar ingredients can be found in most large grocery stores or health food stores.

Submitted By CAROLYN SHAW On 09-24-95

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