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WILD BLUEBERRY DIRT BOMB MUFFINS

Cheryl Wixson
These sinful morsels taste just like a cinnamon-sugar doughnut

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ¼ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • ½ cup butter at room temperature
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen wild Maine blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon flour

For the topping:

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons Melted butter

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Butter a 12-cup muffin pan.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and grated nutmeg.
  • In a small bowl, shake the flour over the blueberries.
  • In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg. With the mixer on low speed, add about half the flour mixture, half the milk, and then finish with the flour and the remaining milk.
  • Fold in the blueberries.
  • Portion the batter between the muffin cups and bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 24 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack.
  • To finish the dirt bombs: In a medium bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon. Pour the melted butter into another bowl.
  • Dip the tops of the muffins in the melted butter, then in the cinnamon sugar.

Notes

Makes 12 muffins
Nutritional analysis per muffin: 267 calories, 3 grams protein, 40 grams carbohydrates, 14 grams fat, 230 mg. sodium, 1 gram fiber