Sunday, March 27, 2011

Blueberry Muffins

2 c flour
2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1/2 c. butter room temperature
3/4 c. sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 c. milk
1 t. vanilla extract
2 c. fresh blueberries, rinsed and dried.
To top muffins:
1 1/2 T. sugar
1/4 t. cinnamon
Mix together in a small bowl. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 375^. In  a medium bowl, combine four, baking powder, and salt. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add dry ingredients alternately with milk and vanilla and mix until batter is smooth. Gently fold in blueberries with a spatula.
Spoon batter into sprayed muffin tins, filling about three-fourths full. Sprinkle the top with cinnamon and sugar mixture.
Bake until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 25 - 30 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on a rack. Serve warm.

Fresh berries add a spring time touch to muffins this time of year.  This blueberry muffin is one that I found many years ago and have received many compliments  on its rich buttery  flavor. I love to serve fruit everyday in every way. I am sure that is due to growing up with a fruit orchard.









Bon appetite! Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

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