I came in from running the other morning and didn’t want to start studying really wanted some blueberry muffins for breakfast. I went to the source (Cook’s Illustrated) and found a recipe that looked promising. Jordan had already left for work, so I considered only making half a recipe but then decided I was too lazy to try to half an egg. I ended up with 18 fairly small muffins…which means I had 17 left, but they were actually good leftover. In fact, Jordan ate the last 3 this morning. They were very moist and not super sweet. They are a muffin, not a cupcake. Enjoy!

Wild Blueberry Muffins
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour (10 ounces)
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon table salt
1 large egg
1 cup granulated sugar (7 ounces)
4 tablespoons unsalted butter , melted and cooled slightly
1 1/4 cups sour cream (10 ounces)
1 1/2 cups wild frozen blueberries

  1. Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray standard muffin tin with nonstick vegetable cooking spray.
  2.  Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl until combined. Whisk egg in second medium bowl until well-combined and light-colored, about 20 seconds. Add sugar and whisk vigorously until thick and homogenous, about 30 seconds; add melted butter in 2 or 3 steps, whisking to combine after each addition. Add sour cream in 2 steps, whisking just to combine.
  3. Add frozen berries to dry ingredients and gently toss to combine. Add sour cream mixture and fold with rubber spatula until batter comes together and berries are evenly distributed, 25 to 30 seconds (small spots of flour may remain and batter will be thick). Do not overmix.
  4. Use ice cream scoop or large spoon to drop batter into greased muffin tin. Bake until light golden brown and toothpick or skewer inserted into center of muffin comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes, rotating pan from front to back halfway through baking time. Invert muffins onto wire rack, stand muffins upright, and cool 5 minutes.*from Cook’s Illustrated
Categories: Breads, Breakfast, Muffins

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