Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins with Streusel Topping

6 Tablespoons softened butter
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 cup milk
2 cups fresh blueberries

Streusel topping
2 tablespoons softened butter
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Heat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in the eggs. Add vanilla. 

In a small bowl, sift together flour, salt, and baking powder. 

Mix half the flour mixture into the butter, sugar, & eggs mixture. Add half the milk and mix well. Alternate flour and milk additions. Gently stir in the blueberries. 
Fill greased muffin tins or muffin liners. (Batter is very thick.)

To make streusel, stir all topping ingredients together until well mixes. 
Sprinkle the topping over the muffin batter. 

Bake 25-30 minutes until muffins are lightly browned. 

Makes 12 muffins. 

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