*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         The Best Blueberry Muffins
 
 Recipe By     : Muffins cookbook, by Elizabeth Alston, ISBN 0-517-55587-5,
 p. 11
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : A-Extraordinary                  A-Vg
                 Muffins
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           Butter, room temperature -- (1 stick)
    1      cup           Sugar -- , granulated
    2      large         Eggs
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla extract
    2      teaspoons     Baking powder
      1/4  teaspoon      Salt
    2 1/2  cups          Blueberries -- ( mash 1/2 cup
                         with a fork)
    2      cups          Flour -- , all purpose
      1/2  cup           Milk
    1      Tablespoon    Sugar mixed with 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
 
 Heat oven to 375F. Grease 12 regular muffin cups, including the area
 between each cup, or use foil baking cups.
 
 In a medium-size bowl, beat butter until creamy. Beat in the sugar until
 pale and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat in vanilla, baking
 powder and salt.
 
 Mix mashed berries into batter.
 
 Fold in half the flour with a spatula, then half the milk. Add remaining
 flour and milk. Fold in remaining blueberries.
 
 Scoop batter into muffin cups. Sprinkle with nutmeg sugar.
 
 Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Let muffins cool at least 30
 minutes in the pan before removing.
 
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