Famous blueberry muffins

...Recipe from famous department store in Boston, Ma

Ella Letterie


1/2 cup shortening
2 tsp baking powder
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 pt blueberries
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups flour
1 tsp vanilla


Cream together shortening, sugar and salt for three minutes. Add baking powder and eggs and mix well. Add flour, milk and vanilla, mix well. Fold in blueberries. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Grease and flour a 12 cup muffin pan. Grease the entire top of your muffin pan. Fill the muffin cups to the top of the pan. Sprinkle sugar on top of each muffin. Bake at 450 degrees for five minutes. Drop the temperature to 375 degrees and bake an additional 30-35 minutes until golden brown. When the muffins peak into a mushroom effect, they will not stick since you have greased the top of pan.

Cool and remove from pan. makes 1 dozen.

July 2, 1999

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