My Cure for the Sunday Blues

Blueberry Muffin

Blueberry muffin fresh out of the oven.

Nothing makes me happier than a freshly baked muffin, especially a blueberry one! I have the tendency to buy up tons of fresh, local blueberries during the summer so that I can freeze them and pull them out all winter long. On a recent sunny Sunday while feeling blue, I thought that the perfect pick me up would be to whip up a batch of my Momma’s famous blueberry muffins. Needless to say that the only thing “blue” after eating one of these was my tongue! Enjoy.


  • 4 c flour
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 c sugar
  • 2c sour cream
  • 4 eggs
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 2/3 c canola oil
  • 2 1/2 c blueberries

Pre-heat oven to 350°F. Mix dry ingredients and then add the wet. Fold in the blueberries at the very end as to not turn your batter blue. Fill half-way up muffin tins and bake for 12-15 minutes. This recipe makes 12 large muffins.

blueberry muffin batterOnce dry ingredients are mixed, start adding in your eggs, oil and sour cream.

zesting lemonThe recipe calls for the zest of 2 lemons, but I always add extra! Experiment and add orange or lime zest as well.

blueberries in the batterIn go my frozen blueberries that I pulled out from my secret summer stash!

mixed muffin batterBe careful not to over-mix once you’ve added your berries; you don’t want blue batter!

muffin batter in tinsInto the muffin tins and off to my 350°F oven for 12-15 minutes. I use silicone muffin tins as I find it easier to get my muffins out and also easier to clean.

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3 Responses to “My Cure for the Sunday Blues”

  1. lindsey Says:
    March 31st, 2010 at 9:57 am

    Ooo these sound so delicious! I can’t wait to try this recipe. Thanks for posting it!

  2. Susan Mesheau Says:
    April 14th, 2010 at 1:14 pm

    I made these last Sunday morning for breakfast and they were absolutely delicious!

  3. Corliss Demange Says:
    April 25th, 2010 at 5:51 pm

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