Miranda Gellert Recipe

Blueberry Muffin Cupcakes with a Streusel Topping and Vanilla Icing

By Miranda Gellert mgellert


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves:
24 muffins
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Miranda's Story

Perfect recipe for all of those summer berries. You can substitute raspberries, blackberries, or any other berry for the blueberries. Moist, delicious little cupcakes that everyone will love!

Ingredients

1 c
butter
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4
eggs
1 1/3 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
cornmeal
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
sugar
2 tsp
vanilla
1 1/2 c
fresh blueberries
1
recipe streusel topping (see below)
1 c
all-purpose flour
1/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp
salt
1
recipe vanilla icing (see below)
1 Tbsp
butter at room temperature
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1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1-2 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Have your eggs and butter at room temperature before you begin baking. Line 24 muffin cups with paper bake cups. In a medium bowl stir together flour, cornmeal, corn starch, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
2
Preheat over to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on high for 30 seconds. gradually add sugar, about 1/4 cup at a time, beating on medium speed for about 5 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating on low to medium for 1 minute after each addition making sure to scrape the sides of the bowl. Add flour mixture, stir until just combined.
3
Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each one 2/3 full. Sprinkle blueberries over batter in muffin cups. Sprinkle with streusel topping.
4
Bake for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in pan for 10 minutes. Remove cupcakes from muffin cups and drizzle with vanilla icing.
5
Streusel Topping:In a medium bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt. With a pastry blender or a fork, cut in the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Makes about 1 1/2 cups of topping.
6
Vanilla Icing:In a medium bowl, combine room temperature butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla. St ir in 1-2 tbsp of milk to make icing drizzling consistency. Makes approximately 3/4 of a cup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins
Hashtags: #Breads, #blueberries