Maine Blueberry Muffins

by Charlie ~ July 10th, 2010. Filed under: Breads and Muffins | Print Print

Here is a homegrown recipe for wild blueberry muffins—so delicious. Did you know Maine is the largest producer of wild blueberries in the world? Maine produces 15 percent of all blueberries in North America!

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Makes 16-18 blueberry out-of-this-world blueberry muffins.

6 Tbsp. butter
1 1/4 cups sugar
2 eggs

Cream butter and sugar thoroughly, then add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.

2 cups flour, unsifted
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup milk

Sift dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture alternately with milk.

1/2 cup blueberries, crushed with fork, and mixed into batter.
1 1/2 cup blueberries, crushed with fork, and mixed into batter.
1 12 cup blueberries, washed and dried on paper towels.

Mix well into batter. Pour batter into lined muffin tin filling cups 7/8 full. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes. Cool 30 minutes BEFORE removing from oven. Store uncovered or they will become too moist.

blueberryface 300x158 Maine Blueberry Muffins, East Coast Gourmet BlogBe sure to mark your calendar for the 35th annual Machias Wild Blueberry Festival- Every year in mid August (August 20th– 22th) the town of Machias (pop. 2,353) rolls out the blue carpet with crafts, food, entertainment, contests, and all things blueberry. There’s no admission charge. Enter the blueberry pie-eating contest, cooking contest, and road race! More than 250 vendors offer Maine-made items and more! Enjoy some true Down East fare

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