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Blueberry Muffins

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened

1 cup sugar

2 large eggs

1/2 cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/2 cups fresh blueberries

1.  Heat oven to 375′.  Line muffin tin with paper liners.

2.  Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.  Beat butter and sugar in large bowl at medium speed until light and fluffy.  Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Add dry ingredients alternately with milk and vanilla, beginning and ending with dry ingredients until batter is smooth.

3.  Crush 1/2 cup berries and add to batter.  Fold remaining berries into batter with rubber spatula.  Spoon batter into muffin cups.  Make crumb topping.

Crumb topping:

1/3 cup brown sugar

2 Tablespoons flour

1/8 teaspoon cinnamon

1 Tablespoon butter

4.  Mix together and sprinkle on top of muffins.

5.  Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool muffins in pan for 5 minutes, then remove muffins from pans onto wire rack.

Makes 12 muffins.


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