Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Many Berry Muffins

For you, my away-from-home girlchild-grown, as your thoughts are roving homeward ~ which is berryward this time of year ~ with love from your Mami who misses you. 

 May you bake these in health and share them with love and take joy both before and after.

[based on a blueberry muffin recipe in Enchanted Broccoli Forest by Mollie Katzen]

Preheat oven to 350°F.  Sift together in a mixing bowl
3 cup unbleached flour
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
Make a well in center.  Then melt together
⅔ cup light honey
½ cup butter
Beat honey and butter in a new bowl with
1 tsp fresh lemon or lime rind
⅔ cup milk
2 large eggs
1/4 cup fresh lemon (or lime) juice

and pour into well.  Stir gently until just blended, gradually adding
½ cup blueberries
½ cup raspberries
Fill the muffin cups ⅔ full. 

Bake 30 - 35 minutes. Cool in pans 5-10 minutes before removing and devouring.

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