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Lemon Blueberry Muffins~~ calling all blueberry lovers!


Sadly, my parents blueberry bushes are done for the year, and it was a low yield.   I had about 3 cups left, and I wanted to make some muffins for our camping trip.   We leave Tuesday.   These will only last that long if I hide them in the freezer!   Sooo good, and the lemon is not overpowering.    You would not believe it's a "light" recipe!  


I'm all for shortcuts, and I hate that whole "cut in with 2 knives" business   LOL  I put the ingredients in the food processor, put in the butter, cut into tablespoons, into the food processor and pulsed it.      Also, when portioning out the muffins, I use a cookie scoop.  These would be great with raspberries, or blackberries tpo!


Lemon Blueberry Muffins

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Lemon Blueberry Muffins
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cups low-fat buttermilk -- (used fat free)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (flour through nutmeg) in a medium bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. ( I used the food processor)
  2. Combine buttermilk, egg, and rind; stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moist. Gently fold in blueberries.
  3. Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until the muffins spring back when lightly touched. Remove muffins from pans immediately, and place on a wire rack to cool.
  4. Combine lemon juice and powdered sugar in a small bowl. Drizzle glaze evenly over cooled muffins.
Yield: 1 dozen (serving size: 1 muffin)
Source: Cooking Light, APRIL 2003
blueberries, lemon
Muffins, Breakfast, Dessert
American
Created using The Recipes Generator

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