Quarantine Cooking Episode 2: Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
 

Recipe using volume measurements.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Author: Joe the Baker
Ingredients
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pint of blueberries
Streusel Topping
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 2 Tablespoons cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Combine all the dry ingredients together.

  2. Separately mix the cream, vanilla, oil, and eggs together until completely smooth.

  3. Mix the two very briefly, until just incorporated. The batter should be lumpy.

  4. Fold blueberries into the batter gently.

  5. Top with streusel mixture if desired and bake in prepared molds at 425F until springy and a tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 15 minutes.

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Recipe Notes

The trick to fabulous muffins is to use great ingredients and barely mix them.

Blueberry Muffins
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
 

Recipe using weight measurements.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 muffins
Author: Joe the Baker
Ingredients
  • 300 g flour
  • 180 g sugar
  • 12 g baking powder
  • 4 g baking soda
  • 4 g salt
  • 240 g creme fraiche, sour cream, or plain yogurt
  • 100 mL oil
  • 5 mL vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pint blueberries
Streusel Mixture
  • 100 g flour
  • 100 g sugar or brown sugar
  • 75 g butter
  • 15 g cinnamon or more to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine all the dry ingredients together.

  2. Separately mix the cream, vanilla, oil, and eggs together until completely smooth.

  3. Mix the two very briefly, until just incorporated.  The batter should be lumpy.

  4. Fold blueberries into the batter gently.

  5. Top with streusel if desired, then bake in prepared molds at 425F until springy and a tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 15 minutes.

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