Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

I don't make muffins often because lets be real when I make them I just want to eat them all day.  This recipe had been tempting me for awhile now so I figured it was time to give it a go.  My girl Ina never disappoints with her recipes, these muffins were ridiculously good.  I made a dozen muffins and 24 hours later they were all gone, that is how good they were.  I promise you won't be disappointed.  The topping is the best part so don't scrimp on it!

Adapted From: Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cups granulated sugar
  • 2¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk, shaken
  • 4 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 Meyer lemon
  • 1 large egg
  • 6 oz. fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoon cold unsalted butter
~ Preparation ~
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line muffin tins with paper liners.
  2. Zest Meyer lemon; set zest aside and save lemon for another use.
  3. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a large bowl and blend with your hands. In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, butter, lemon zest, and eggs. Stir the buttermilk mixture into the flour mixture with a fork, mixing just until blended. Fold the blueberries into the batter. Don’t over-mix! With a standard (2¼-inch) ice-cream scoop or large spoon. Scoop the batter into the prepared cups, filling them almost full.
  4. For the topping, place all the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade and pulse until the butter is in very small pieces. Pour into a bowl and rub with your fingers until crumbly. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of the streusel on top of each muffin. Bake the muffins for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden brown.


FlirtyGems said...

At least they have blueberries in them thats healthy but I would eat all 12 of them :)

Julia Ryan said...

These look SO delicious my friend! I bet I could eat the whole batch :)

Carter (The Mean Mom Chronicles) said...

I just posted an Ina recipe yesterday - love her! These have been on my 'want to make' list for a while. I can see myself having zero control when they're in the house.

pretty little things said...

I wish I had one of these this morning! xo

Holy City Chic | Megan said...

I just made banana streusel muffins on Monday night! These look pretty darn good.

Unknown said...

Ina is the best! I just picked up her new cookbook at costco! : ) I love when she says "How bad can that be!?" ; )

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Nat said...

Omg these look amazing!! I love blueberry muffins

Taylor said...

oh I love my Ina, I bet this is ridiculous! They look amazing.

Southern Elle said...

Those look so so delicious! Starving now!

17 Perth said...

These. Look. Delicious. My husband just gave up all wheat--no more gluten for him. Hmmmm. That just means more for me? ;)

Portuguese Prepster said...

yum..if I made these I would totally eat them all in a day!

Ashley said...

Yay! On my to-do list for this weekend for sure. Here's hoping I don't eat them all!

Val said...

This is muffin heaven at it's finest!

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