Old-Fashioned Sally Lunn Muffins Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Old-Fashioned Sally Lunn Muffins Recipe

Old-Fashioned Sally Lunn Muffins

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"This is an old Southern recipe for a quick and easy solution to a need for homemade muffins."

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Original recipe makes 12 muffins Change Servings


  1. In a medium bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl cream together the shortening and sugar. Stir in beaten egg, and milk.
  3. Add flour mixture alternately with liquid mixture.
  4. Fill greased muffin tins two-thirds of the way full. Bake in a preheated 375 degree F(190 degrees C) oven for 30 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 02, 2012

I used "soured" milk in this recipe, I made no other changes. Baked at 350*, these were done in just under 20 minutes. These muffins have a scone/biscuit kind of flavor. I split them in half and spread butter, then homemade blackberry jam in the middle. The boys ate almost all of them in one sitting. They loved them.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 08, 2005

I'm glad I added raspberry jam in the middle and sprinkled cinnamon sugar on top when I made this muffin coz it lacks of flavor. You might wanna try adding 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence in the batter.

Nov 10, 2003

Good flavor, more biscuit-like than cake-like muffins but still very good. I would make them again but maybe add flavoring such as almond or lemon extract.

Mar 25, 2007

I have several recipes for variations of Sally Lunn bread. I never thought to make them into muffins. Thanks for the post, these were delicious!

Sep 10, 2014

I love these bready-cakey muffins. They are good with jam baked inside and there are so many flavoring possibilities...I will try almond extract next time. Thanks for the recipe!

Mar 20, 2012

This is very bland shortcake, even when I added the tablespoon of vanilla and a little extra sugar. I won't be making this one again.

Jun 06, 2011

A deliciously simple recipe. Adding 1 tbsp of vanilla extract adds just the right amount of sweetness to the dough. I added a tbsp of fruit preserves add they turned out perfect and delicious.


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  • Calories
  • 146 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 5.3 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 233 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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