Berry Buttermilk Muffin Recipe =)


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I’ve been craving something-berry for a few days now. Specially since every time I open my freezer, I see those amazing bags of frozen fruit. =) Today I had some time after dinner, so I made us berry buttermilk muffins.

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I don’t have a good muffin recipe in my book, so I browsed my favorite recipe website – AllRecipes.com – and found out a great Basic Buttermilk Muffins recipe. The person that shared this recipe wrote that it was a good basic recipe, that you could add up to 1 cup of your favorite ingredient – fruit, nuts, so on. I’m gonna post here the recipe, but you can click on the link above to see photos and reviews.


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Ingredients:
– 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
– 1/2 cup white sugar
– 1 teaspoon baking soda
– 2 teaspoons baking powder
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
– 1/4 cup butter, melted
– 1 egg, lightly beaten
– 1 cup buttermilk (I used the dry mix)
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 1 1/2 cups of frozen berries


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Directions:
– Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups, or line with paper muffin liners.
– Sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted butter, egg, buttermilk (mine was 1 packet dry mix in 1 cup of water), and vanilla.
– Pour the buttermilk mixture into the dry ingredients and stir just until mixed (the batter will not be smooth). Gently stir in the frozen berries.
– Scoop the batter into the prepared muffin tins; fill the cups almost to the top. Bake in the preheated oven until golden and the tops spring back when lightly pressed, about 18 minutes.

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Mine took about 15 minutes. After that I let them cool a bit in the pan, for about 5 minutes and then transferred them to a wire rack and let cool overnight. They were pretty and golden-y brown, mixed with all the berries colors. Love it! My boyfriend said the colors reminded him of Walking Dead. -_-

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I have to say that I really like this recipe. It’s not overly sweet, and the fruit makes it taste even better. It’s a really good breakfast or snack option. Next time I’m gonna try to make them with even less sugar. =) We shall see how it goes.

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