Make-ahead whole grain muffin mix

With this muffin mix, variety is the spice of life!  You can pre-make the mix to BE a certain muffin or you can make a basic mix and keep it easily accessible in the freezer and flavor as left-overs, seasons and taste-buds desire!  We’ve nixed the box mixes and moved to this plan exclusively!  EnJOY!

<–  Look at that BEAUTIFUL fluffy flour! It’s hard to believe it’s whole wheat it’s so light!

First mill your flour in the Wondermill or Wondermill Jr. Deluxe.  We like to use Prairie Gold Hard White Wheat milled on the ‘Pastry’ setting for most muffin mixes.

Then follow these simple instructions below and you will have an easy to mix, ready in a jiffy healthy muffin alternative for any given morning or surprise guest that suits your fancy.

Make Ahead Muffins

Makes 12 muffins

Basic Muffin Ingredients:

Dry Ingredients –

  • 2 ½ Cups Freshly Milled Flour
  • ¼ – ½ Dry Sweetener (Evap Cane Crystals, Sucanant, Brown Sugar)
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Sea Salt

*Optional up to ¾ Cup Dry Mix-ins (see below)

Wet Ingredients-

  • ¼ Cup Oil or Melted butter
  • 1 Medium Egg
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • Extracts (no more than 2 tsp total)

**Optional up to ¾ Cup Wet Mix-ins (see below)

For Freshly Milled Flours – 1 ½ Cups must be hard wheat, the other 1 cup can be oat flour, kamut, soft wheat, rye, corn, etc.

Choice of Mix-in options:

*Dry Spices can be added to the dry ingredients as you decide which muffin flavor you are going to make.  The amount depends upon you!

*Optional up to ¾ Cup Dry Mix-ins – can be nuts, dried fruits, coconut, raisins, seeds, chocolate chips, etc.

**Optional up to ¾ Cup Wet Mix-ins – pumpkin purée, apple butter, fresh fruits, banana (frozen/thawed), jams, frozen fruit.

Mix-ins should not total above 1 ½ Cup in total.

Make Ahead Steps:   Combine all your dry ingredients in a container or bag. Mix. Place in refrigerator if you’re just setting up for tomorrow morning or put several in the freezer if making ‘batches’.

For a fast morning the day you want to make these for breakfast, just combine all your wet ingredients in pitcher or covered container, mix and place in refrigerator.

Morning Mixing Methods:

Pre-heat oven to 400F. Spray muffin tins.

In a large mixing bowl pour out all dry ingredients. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients.

Stir wet ingredients in their container to be sure combined. Pour into the well of dry ingredients.

Mix until just combined. Some lumps are good!  Too much mixing makes a tough muffin.

Spoon into muffin tins to 2/3 full.  Sprinkle with toppings like cinnamon and sugar, streusel topping etc and bake at 400 for 20 minutes.

A hot, healthy whole grain breakfast ready in 20 minutes! What could be better.





Donna Miller is a teacher, author, sought-after speaker and trainer. She has been a both guest and host on internet and broadcast radio talk-shows and in television interviews.

She is the hostess of “Your Preparation Station” on Preparedness Radio Network. She and her husband are the Organizers of WNC Preparedness Group in Asheville, NC.  She is an Adjunct Instructor for Frontier Christian University. She teaches local classes & ladies retreats for people to learn hands skills.

She and her husband are the founders of Millers Grain House and, Your Preparation Station and are on the board of PREPARE Magazine.

Joseph and Donna have been happily married for 27 years and have three adult children, and one daughter in-law.


About Donna Miller

Donna Miller is a believer and follower of The Risen Messiah, the wife of 30 years to the love of her life Joseph, and the mother of three, amazing home-school graduates. She’s now been further blessed, as her family has grown with the additions of a daughter-in-law and a new son-in-law.

The Millers are the owners of Millers Grain House, the founders of PREPARE Magazine and the Organizers of the WNC Preparedness Group in Asheville, NC.

Donna is the hostess of the three popular internet radio podcasts: “Surviving on Shoestrings”, “The Back to Basics Kitchen” and “Your Preparation Station” found on Blog Talk Radio, Stitcher and iTunes. She also hosts a popular YouTube Channel that she hopes will help encourage others to enJOY playing with healthy food and saving money.

Donna is a sought-after speaker and trainer, a published author and a freelance writer for multiple blog and recipe sites. She teaches local classes & ladies retreats and also travels to teach hands-on lost skills to others.

Donna’s deepest desire through all of these endeavors is that God be Glorified as she shares. Her mission is to help “prepare you and your kitchen with tools, tips, skills and encouragement.”

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One Response to Make-ahead whole grain muffin mix

  1. Charles Desiyatnikov says:

    A muffin (American-style muffin in the UK) is a type of semi-sweet cake or quick bread that is baked in portions appropriate for one person. They are similar to cupcakes, although they are usually less sweet and lack icing. Savory varieties, such as cornbread muffins or cheese muffins also exist.

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