Stonewall’s Heavenly Blueberry Muffins
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Serves: 16
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup (one stick) butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar, less if the berries are sweetly ripe
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries, divided
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tbsp sugar mixed with ½ tsp of ground nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Grease a 16-cup muffin pan or use foil baking cups.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, beat butter until creamy, then beat in the sugar until pale and fluffy; beat in the eggs (one at a time), then the vanilla, baking powder and salt.
  4. Mash ½ cup of the berries with a fork and blend them into the batter.
  5. Fold in half the flour with a spatula, then half the milk, then the other half of the flour, then the rest of the milk, then the 1½ cps of whole berries.
  6. Scoop the batter into muffin cups and sprinkle with the sugar/nutmeg mixture.
  7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown.
  8. Cool muffins on wire rack for 30 minutes before removing from pan.
Recipe by Stonewall Jackson Inn at http://www.stonewalljacksoninn.com/recipes/homemade-blueberry-muffins/