Streusel Topped Blueberry Muffins

streusel topped blueberry muffinsOur family loves blueberries.  My husband’s grandmother had a blueberry patch in Mississippi.  Every Summer we would take a trip to her house and pick buckets and bowls of juicy, ripe blueberries.  I would take them home and freeze them to use throughout the year.  Now we have a pick-your-own patch that we enjoy going to every year so we can have a good blueberry supply in the freezer.  I love to put blueberries in oatmeal and smoothies and I never pass up a good blueberry cobbler. But one of my favorite  recipes is this one for streusel topped blueberry muffins.

blueberry muffins  They are full of great spices and goodness and the taste is melt in your mouth incredible.  The streusel topping is buttery rich and when it cools it becomes a little crispy, giving the muffin an amazing texture.  You can use either fresh or frozen blueberries.  If you use frozen blueberries, there is no need to thaw them.  Just add them to the recipe frozen.  They are so pretty to look at and they also fill your home with a fabulous aroma.  This will quickly become your favorite blueberry muffin recipe.

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Streusel Topped Blueberry Muffins

a wonderful blueberry muffin filled with spice and topped with a buttery streusel topping.

Ingredients

Streusel Mixture

  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp cloves

Muffins

  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup blueberries

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl combine the streusel ingredients.
  3. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  4. Reserve 1/2 cup for the streusel topping.
  5. In the same bowl add all the muffin ingredients to streusel mixture.
  6. Stir until just moistened.
  7. Spoon into greased muffin pan.
  8. Sprinkle with reserved streusel mixture.
  9. Bake for 18-22 or until lightly browned.
  10. Let stand 5 minutes.
  11. Remove from pan
A wonderful blueberry muffin filled with spices and topped with a buttery, streusel topping.  www.creativesouthernhome.com

 

 

 

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