Junior's 'Berries on Top' Jumbo Blueberry Muffins

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This recipe is from the famous NY eatery, Junior's, most famous for their delicious cheesecakes.

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15 Min
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2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/4 lb
sweet unsalted butter, at room temperature (1/2 cup)
1 1/4 c
extra large eggs
1 Tbsp
real vanilla extract
1/2 c
3 c
fresh blueberries (not frozen)

How to Make Junior's 'Berries on Top' Jumbo Blueberry Muffins


  • 1First of all, divide up your berries into three different batches - set aside a 2/3 cup portion for mashing, then divide the remaining berries into two equal portions - one portion for folding into the batter, and the remainder for dropping on top.
  • 2Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • 3Grease 6 jumbo muffins tins or 12 regular size muffin tins well.
  • 4Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  • 5In another bowl, on high speed with an electric mixer, cream the butter about 2 minutes- until light and fluffy.
  • 6With the mixer still running, gradually add the sugar and mix well.
  • 7Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well.
  • 8Continue to beat until creamy and batter looks light yellow.
  • 9Mix in vanilla and mashed berries until well combined.
  • 10Lower speed of mixer to medium, beat in some of the flour mixture, then some of the milk, and then more flour etc- in three portions each.
  • 11Beat batter until airy and well combined, about 1 more minute.
  • 12Gently fold in one of the portions of whole berries.
  • 13Fill muffing tins almost all the way full.
  • 14Drop the remaining portion of whole berries individually atop the muffin batter.
  • 15Bake about 1o minutes, then REDUCE oven temp to 375 F and continue baking until golden brown and set in the center, about 15 minutes.
  • 16Serve hot.

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About Junior's 'Berries on Top' Jumbo Blueberry Muffins

Course/Dish: Muffins
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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