old fashioned whole wheat blueberry muffins…

August 26, 2008

i’ve been in a baking mood like crazy the last month… the mr. was wondering if i was trying to kill him since he has a mild gluten allergy. so, i probably should lay off the gluten products a bit.
but, i made fresh blueberry muffins for the first time and they turned out so good.

here’s the recipe.

{blueberry muffins}

makes 12

1 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 tsp orange zest
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 cups whole wheat flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries

crumble topping – [ a must! ]
1/2 c sugar
1/3 c flour
1/4 c butter [room temp]
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
mix with fork

preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
grease a cupcake pan or place in muffin cups
combine first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan, stir over medium until butter melts, cool until warm to touch. beat in eggs
sift flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt into a large bowl
add milk mixture and stir just until blended
fold in blueberries
divide equally among muffin cups, add crumble topping

bake until golden and tester comes out clean

about 15-20 minutes
place on cooling rack


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