Saturday, February 26, 2011

Fresh Blueberry Fuffins

Catagory: Breads*
Difficulty: Very Easy
Not Very Healthy

When she was a toddler... my daughter called muffins "fuffins". Happiness is a warm home-made muffin with eggs,bacon and French roast cawfee on a winter weekend. Or any weekend. The only problem is , home-made "fuffin" recipes almost always turn out a little too tough and too flour-y for my taste. Give me a wonderful store-bought muffin any day over those! But this recipe is different. I think my sister Sarah first found these... they melt in your mouth! And so easy to whip up for a lazy weekend breakfast! From San Francisco A La Carte Junior League Cookbook Yield: 12 muffins 


1 1/2 C flour--unsifted
2 t baking powder
1/2 t salt
1/2 C sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 C milk
4 T melted butter
1C fresh or frozen blueberries (frozen works really well!)


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar into mixing bowl.
In separate bowl or in a liquid measuring cup, measure and thoroughly combine milk, egg and butter. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in milk mixture, stirring with a fork untill just moistened. Fold in berries, folding no more than 5 times (otherwise you will have blue muffins). Spoon into 8 buttered muffin tins all the way full. Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Serve warm or cool. May be frozen and micorwaved for 30 seconds any day!

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