Triple Berry Muffins with Lemon Glaze - From Cafe Sucre Farine
 
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The original recipe can be found here. http://thecafesucrefarine.blogspot.com/2011/02/they-say-everything-is-relative.html
Serves: 12 Muffins
Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups flour (I used ½ WW pastry flour & ½ AP Flour)
  • ½ teaspoon soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup milk (I used non-fat milk)
  • ½ cup sour cream (I used greek yogurt)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries, broken up
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Remove frozen berries from freezer. With fingers break up the raspberries and blackberries into small frozen pieces onto a small plate. If they are frozen too hard to crush let them sit out for a minute or two but do not let them unthaw! Crush while frozen. (I like to run my fingers under warm water if they get too cold while crushing the berries.) Do not break apart blueberries, leave them frozen and intact. Return berries on plate to freezer while preparing batter.
  3. Spray a 12 cup muffin tin generously with cooking spray.
  4. Beat butter and sugar until fluffy with electric mixer.
  5. Add egg and beat well.
  6. Combine milk and sour cream and set aside.
  7. Stir together dry ingredients. Add dry ingredients alternately with milk to buttter mixture, beating with each addition until barely combined.
  8. Gently fold in frozen berries.
  9. Spoon batter into greased muffin pan, dividing between the 12 cups. Don't worry if your muffin cups seem quite full. These muffins will rise up and not "out" like some muffin batters do.
  10. Bake 18 to 20 minutes until springy when gently touched on top. Remove from oven allow muffins to cool slightly, about 2 minutes, before removing from pan to cooling rack.
  11. Allow to cool on rack for 10 minutes then drizzle muffins with lemon glaze*.
  12. Enjoy! - and expect rave reviews!!
  13. * For lemon glaze, mix the lemon juice with the powdered sugar until smooth. If too thick to drizzle, add a bit more lemon juice.
Notes
calorie per muffin: 196.9, Fat: 8.5, Cholesterol: 36, Sodium: 116, Potassium: 38, Carbs: 26.6, Fiber: 2, Sugar: 10.2 Protein: 4.3
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Muffin
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2012/04/07/crazy-cooking-challenge-triple-berry-muffins/