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when the going gets tough… i get baking.when i have a kitchen, that is. before it was packed up in cardboard and loaded upon a truck. in the midst of preparation for packers (my ritual, which confuses my husband, of the organizing, arranging, and prepping of our junk prior to the packers packing it), i had continuous cravings for muffins.
first there were coconut cranberry muffins and now these. the perfect combination of blueberry and lemon. topped with a sweet, zippy glaze. a cup of coffee. equals a brief escape from the crazy.
so, i’m half-way here. safely landed in dorothy’s kansas. now… if only that truck would join us.
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Blueberry-Lemon Muffins
 
Ingredients
  • 280 grams (2 cups) kumquat's all-purpose flour or other gluten-free flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Stir in blueberries and lemon rind.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine buttermilk, butter, extract, juice, and egg. Add mixture to dry ingredients; stir well.
  3. Spoon mixture evenly into greased 12-muffin tin. Bake at 400° for 22-25 minutes or until golden and a pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans for a few minutes. Combine powdered sugar and lemon juice; spoon over cooled muffins. Enjoy!
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