Sunday, February 14, 2010

You can't go wrong with some blueberry muffins...

mood: feeling betty crockerish
craving: blue berry muffins.

This Martha Stewart recipe is by far, the best...

Makes 6 large or 12 small muffins

6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for tins
3 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups sugar, plus more for sprinkling
1 large egg
2 large egg yolks
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup milk
1 3/4 cups blueberries



1. Preheat the oven to 375º; butter large (3 3/4 inches) or small (2 3/4 inches) muffin tins, and set aside. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.


2. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter and sugar on medium speed until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add egg, egg yolks, and vanilla; mix until well combined. Reduce speed to low; alternate adding reserved flour mixture and milk to mixer, beginning and ending with flour. Remove bowl from mixer; gently fold in berries by hand. Divide batter among muffin tins; sprinkle generously with sugar. Bake until light golden, about 45 minutes for large muffins, about 30 minutes for small muffins. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove from pan; transfer to wire rack, and let cool completely.



Now, who's gonna end up making some tonight?
Are y'all hungry for them yet?

don't they look good?

ahhhh yall will be happy to know this is the last one. LOL


Enjoy!

Pictures taken when we lived in Germany. Good times.

Final whisper: don't go to bed with a full tummy

9 comments:

Melissa said...

Mashallah, they look fantastic!! I want one!

Maryam said...

oooh those look delicious mashaAllaah! i would love one of those right now... i hate dieting :( why cant i be naturally skinny.. lol.

Alice said...

assalam alaikum

The pics are great! they inspireed me to make muffins today. As I did not have blueberries I made chocolate chips and nutella muffines- turned out good (except I burned half of them :)

I like the way your blog changes- always so pretty.

Great blog mashallah!

Texan in UAE said...

Melissa, easy to make. ;)

MaryAnn, you can make a low fat recipe. ;)

Alice, Wa alikom salam & welcome to my blog. I'm happy you like it. I love Nutella, I'll be sharing a really easy fast recipe later, with Nutella. To bad you burned half of them. I've done that, to many times. Enjoy. Sounds delicious.

Umm Riyam said...

I love blueberry muffins!!! Too bad frozen blueberries are so expensive here! and I can't even imagine how much fresh ones are if I could even find them! Maybe I will try the muffins without the blueberries.

Umm Riyam said...

I love blueberry muffins!!! Too bad frozen blueberries are so expensive here! and I can't even imagine how much fresh ones are if I could even find them! Maybe I will try the muffins without the blueberries.

Texan in UAE said...

Umm Riyam, you know when we first got here, the prices threw me for a loop! I was shocked and horrified. Wow wee! it's expensive. But, living here now and knowing, I'll be living here for the rest of my life. I get what I want. Yes, it's expensive, but darn it! i want it. So, I gave in and got the blueberries. 35 dirhams!!!!!! ridiculous! But, I like them and I won't keep wanting them. I get stuff now.. LOL What grocery stores do y'all have there?
We have spinneys (UK based) and Carffour (french) . and co-opp and lulu's. They need a HEB! from TEXAS... LOL

Sara said...

Wow, these look amazing! I've never made homemade muffins before, but I'm definitely going to try these out :)

Texan in UAE said...

sara, you need to try these out! so easy peasy!

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