Old-Fashioned Blueberry Muffins

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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 shortening
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups flour + 1 tablespoon
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed, rinsed and drained


Mix shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add salt. Stir in eggs. Sift 2 cups flour and baking powder together and add to mixture. Add cinnamon. Add milk gradually and beat mixture for sixty strokes until dough is smooth and satiny. Dust blueberries with 1 tablespoon flour and carefully fold into mixture. Spoon batter into well-greased muffin tins, filling 2/3 full. Bake in pre-heated oven at 400° until toothpick comes out dry, 20-25 minutes.
Dillon Fruit Farm Lisbon, Ohio

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