Award-winning blueberry muffins
These muffins won a blue ribbon during the years that I was eligible for the
Dade County (Miami, Forida) Youth Fair. I think this particular recipe came
originally from the Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook,
but I could be wrong.
Ingredients(Makes 12 muffins)
- 1 3/4 cups flour
- 6 Tbsp sugar
- 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 3/4 tsp salt
- 1 egg
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/3 cup cooking oil
- 3/4 cup blueberries
- 1 tsp lemon peel
until moistened. Yes, the batter
Preheat oven to
Stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Make a well in
In a separate bowl, combine the egg, milk, and oil.
Add egg mixture, all at once, to the flour mixture. Stir
be lumpy. (If you try to stir all the lumps out, your muffins will be
fold in blueberries and optional lemon peel.
Grease muffin cups, or line with paper bake cups; fill each 2/3 full.
for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.
Remove from pans; serve warm with butter.
The less you stir once you've combined the two mixtures, the better your
muffins will be. (To a point!but overmixing is much more common than
undermixing.) Frozen blueberries work fine, if you can't get hold of
fresh berries. I'm sure other kinds of fruit will work fine, too,
but I haven't tried them.
moderate (proper mixing technique required).
10 minutes preparation, 25 minutes baking.
measure the ingredients.
Jean Marie Diaz
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., USA
Recipe last modified: 27 Mar 87
From: ambar@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Jean Marie Diaz)
Subject: RECIPE: Blueberry muffins
Date: 11 Sep 87 03:10:27 GMT
Organization: MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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