Breakfast Muffin Mix in a Jar

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose unbleached flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons finely snipped chopped candied lemon peel
  • 1/2 cup snipped dried cherries, strawberries, apples, or apricots
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • Directions

    Layer all ingredients in a 1-quart canning jar. Tap gently between layers to settle before adding the next. Add additional dried fruits to fill in any small gaps if necessary.
    Attach a gift tag with the following directions:
    Breakfast Muffin Mix in a Jar
    Beat 1/4 cup melted butter, 1 cup milk (or vanilla yogurt) and 1 egg together in a mixing bowl until combined. Stir in contents of jar. Spoon into 12 greased muffin cups and bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until done. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan. Transfer to wire rack and cool slightly; serve warm.
    For a special gift, include a muffin tin with this mix.

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