Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Bursting with Blueberries

This is my all time favorite blueberry muffin recipe! I've been baking these muffins since I got married - 17 years ago!

This is the Williams-Somoma recipe that I mentioned that I would post, don't know if I can do this or not, but I've given them credit!

These sweet, buttery muffins are delicately spiced, with a cakelike texture. Fresh blueberries are best, but if you have only frozen berries, stir them into the batter without thawing, or their dark juice will turn the muffins purple.
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup sugar
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 cup milk
8 Tbs. (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
2 eggs
1 cup blueberries
Preheat an oven to 400ºF. Butter 16 standard muffin cups.

In a bowl, stir and toss together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.

In another bowl, whisk together the milk, butter and eggs until smooth. Add the flour mixture and stir just until blended. Add the blueberries and stir just until evenly incorporated.

Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each one about three-fourths full. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer the pan to a wire rack and let cool for 5 minutes, then remove the muffins from the pan. Makes about 16 standard muffins.

Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Library Series, Muffins & Quick Breads, by John Phillip Carroll (Time-Life Books, 1993).


  1. No better way to start the day than with a blueberry muffin for breakfast! These look delicious.

  2. HiSelkie,

    Thank you so much for coming by my blog and leaving a lovely comment. I have two small blueberry plants growing in pots. Only one seems to be producing, so I'll have enough to make some blueberry muffins!

    Thank you for making me aware of your blog. I willbe back on regular basis to have a nosy on whats happening in 'ocean breeze and country sneezes' land - such lovely name for a blog.
    Kind wishes from a gal on holidays!


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