Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Blueberry muffins


(makes 12 small muffins)

250g plain flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 egg, lightly beaten

60ml vegetable oil

175ml milk

125g granulated sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

125g (about 1 cup) blueberries


Pre-heat oven to 180degC (350 degF).

Wash and drain blueberries. Dry with paper towels and toss them in a tablespoon of flour.

Place egg, oil, milk, sugar and vanilla extract in a bowl. With a manual whisk, whisk until thoroughly combined.

Sieve together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a mixing bowl. Make a well in the centre.

Pour the liquid mixture into the dry mixture. With a spatula, gently fold all the ingredients to form a wet batter. Mix until the flour is just incorporate into the batter. Add the blueberries and fold in gently. DO NOT over mix. The batter should appear lumpy.

Spoon batter into paper muffin cups. Bake for 15~20mins until muffins turn golden brown or a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.

Let cool on a wire rack. Serve warm.

Notes Put muffin tray in the middle rack and bake for 25 mins. Using bottom heat for 20 mins and 5 mins top heat.

Adopted from happyhomebaking.blogspot.com Classic blueberry muffins.

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