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Blueberry Muffins Recipe

Makes 24 muffins


  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening, solid
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp double-acting baking powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 orange, juice and rind
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup blueberries


1. Grate the orange peel and set aside.
2. Squeeze orange; you will need 1/2 cup juice.
3. Cream shortening in mixing bowl.
4. Add eggs and mix well.
5. Sift flour, baking powder and sugar together; stir in orange peel.
6. Add flour mixture, milk and orange juice alternately to shortening.
7. Stir well after each addition.
8. Batter will be stiff.
9. Fold in blueberries.
10. Grease small muffin cups or use paper liners.
11. Fill each 1/2 full of batter.
12. Bake in preheated 375-degree oven for about 20 minutes or until browned.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Berry / Blueberry
Preparation Method:Baking

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