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Quick - can I make blueberry muffins with plain flour?

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Miaou Wed 08-Aug-07 13:31:59

Printed off the BBC recipe which says SR flour and 1 tsp baking powder - but looking at american recipes they say "flour" (but not which sort, so I assume plain?) and 2 tsp baking powder.

Don't want to waste the blueberries but have no SR flour - will they come out like rocks?

MascaraOHara Wed 08-Aug-07 13:33:08

yes, you can make muffins with plain or self raising. normally if using self raising you half the baking powder (I think off top of head)

Ceolas Wed 08-Aug-07 13:33:39

Yes, we made muffins last week with plain flour. Think we used about 3tsp baking powder and 1/2tsp bicarb.

Ceolas Wed 08-Aug-07 13:34:03

American recipe. 1 3/4 cups flour

Miaou Wed 08-Aug-07 13:35:41

Oh fab thanks

ejt1764 Wed 08-Aug-07 13:35:47

my blueberry muffin recipe (from Muffins fast and fantastic - can heartily recommend it, says

10oz plain flour and 3 teaspoons baking powder.

hth - and enjoy!

Ceolas Wed 08-Aug-07 13:35:49

Holly Hobbie's Chocolate Muffins!. They were delicious

bossykate Wed 08-Aug-07 13:48:23

i made blueberry muffins with plain + baking powder instead of sr the other week and they were like lead!

Lullabyloo Wed 08-Aug-07 15:26:42

the nicest ones i've made are with strong white flour & baking powder...really moist & light

ejt1764 Wed 08-Aug-07 16:32:38

You have to make sure that your baking powder is fresh, as it loses its potency as it ages ... this is why a lot of recipes call for plain flour + bp rather than sr flour - and also why some recipes using sr flour also call for baking powder too - as the baking powder within the sr flour also dimishes in terms of its potency too.

Meridian Thu 09-Aug-07 09:21:44

i normally use sr flour as i'm lazy but if using baking powder its normally 2 teaspoons

blueberry oatmeal muffins my fave fave recipe

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