How to Make Basic Muffins. Muffins are a snap to make. Use this basic whole-wheat muffin recipe as a starting point for your own creations: add fresh or dried fruits, spices, nuts … whatever you’ve got on hand. Makes about 12 muffins.

Things You'll Need

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Mix together flours, baking powder and salt.

In another bowl, beat egg, milk, oil and honey.

Add wet mixture to dry mixture, and mix just to blend. The mixture will be lumpy.

Fill greased muffin tins two-thirds full.

Bake muffins for 20 to 25 minutes.