Blueberry Crumb Muffins




Another one of those breakfast foods great for anytime. Blueberries are in abundance right now and in June, I have to make good use of them while they are fresh. These blueberries were so sweet and delicious, they never needed any sugar and I can never eat enough while in season. Of course I freeze them for fall. They grew everywhere wild and over a very large fields when I lived in Upstate NY, and we would pick them, very seldom anything left by the time I got back. We would try and find as many as we could but instead of filling my bowl, I filled my tummy.....good times back then. Fond memories.
The fresh blueberries make fabulous, pies, cakes and muffins. So as I grew up, anything but fresh was not an option.

These are one of my favorites, quick and easy, with a crumb topping.

The batter very thick, you don't want to over mix as these are really a light muffin, and the texture will be thick and chewy if you over stir the mixture. So remember to just fold in the blueberries at the end for a tender muffin.

In a large bowl mix:

1/4 cup of sugar
1/4 cup of shortening
beat in :
1 egg
Add:
1 3/4 cup cake flour
3 teaspoons of baking powder
a pinch of salt
Alternate:
1 cup of milk to wet the dry ingredients.
Fold in one cup of fresh blueberries
Line muffin cup pan with paper liners, fill to 3/4 full. Add crumb topping (below) on top, bake at 350 around 20 minutes.
Crumb Topping:
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons cinnamon
1/4 flour
mix together till well blended.

29 comments:

  1. your muffins sound delicious! Thanks for sharing :)

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  2. @Karine thank you So much!
    @alison....thanks Alison enjoy yyour Holiday!

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  3. Blueberry muffins have always been my favorite! Love the crumb topping on these!

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  4. I love the top pic cause it looks like fresh blueberries are tumbling out of the muffins... which is perfect for how berry-laden these yummy muffins look!

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  5. Blueberry muffins are on my top 10 list for comfort foods. They smell so good when they are baking and the oven warms your kitchen up on a chilly day ;-)

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  6. mmh. I love muffins and Blueberry are my favorite. These look terrific. Well done.

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  7. @dani
    @ lasvegasfoodadventures
    @Mai
    @Miranda

    thanks.....appreciate all your compliments

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  8. Yum! I love blueberry muffins...I have great memories of making them with my mom when I was a child. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. So nice to make them with fresh blueberries! What a story about those hornets ... you must have been freaking out!!

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  10. thanks for the recipe and great story. The muffins look so tasty.

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  11. I JUST made blueberry muffins - they are currently cooling on my counter. i love how you added the crumbs on top. i will have to try that next time.

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  12. Blueberry is tops among my muffin variations but I haven't made them with a crumb topping - great idea! Thanks for your post.

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  13. Looks like it's time I make them. I always eat them at cafe. They look so lovely & delicious...mmm

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  14. Love those crumb muffins! And blueberries are so good too!

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  15. These just look marvellous! Especially with berries in it!

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  16. Ooo these would go so well with my morning cup of coffee!

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  17. Those muffins have got me salivating....not a good thing since it's just before dinner!

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  18. Claudia - they looks so blueberry moist. I love the crumbly topping - but then I love anything with a berry in it!

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  19. Blueberries, cinnamon and brown sugar - PERFECTION!!!

    Happy Fourth July Claudia!!

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  20. I could eat that crumb topping by the spoonful. Great with an afternoon cup of tea.

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  21. perfect muffin and great crumb topping - blueberries are still hanging around here, just about to go out...got several bags in the freezer...

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  22. If it wasn't so humid I would be in the mood to whip up a batch of these! Though I would have to change the blueberries to something else in order to get the hubby and the little one to eat them... or I could just make them this way and horde them all to myself!!

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  23. Perfect looking muffins, and I can only imagine the taste:)

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