The Bottom Line
- It's so easy to make.
- The mix can be added to and adapted.
- Contains animal shortening.
- Contains wheat.
- The mix comes in a small box, making it easy for storage.
- Yields 6 to 8 muffins, depending on the size of the muffin cups.
- There are more recipes for the mix on the side of the box and on the Jiffy Mix website.
Guide Review - Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix has been around since the 1930s, and the taste is still great. The muffins are moist and delicious. What's more, you can easily add a few extras to the mix to spice it up, such as your favorite cheese or sauteed peppers and onions. In older cookbooks, such as recipes books from the 1970s, you'll find recipes calling for Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix as a base for the bread or muffins.
There are only three immediate negatives that can be found with this mix. The first is that the mix contains animal fat. Vegetarians will have to search for a vegetarian friendly mix or make their corn muffins from scratch. Secondly, the mix may contain partially hydrogenated lard, a big no-no for some dieters. Finally, people with wheat allergies must avoid this product.
Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix continues to be an excellent corn muffin mix for many families. Tight budgets appreciate the low cost of the mix. Working parents love this mix because it's so easy to make when time is short. Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix is also a great mix to buy new homemakers and teenagers who are just learning to bake for themselves. Creative bakers also love the mix because it allows them to experiment with flavors, from hot and spicy to herbs and sauces. There are simply so many ways to use and reasons to use Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix.