Old-Fashioned Sally Lunn Muffins


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

12 muffins


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup shortening

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 cup milk


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

146 Calories
5g Fat
21g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 146
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 233mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 3g
Calcium 97mg 7%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 59mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.