Posts Tagged ‘blueberry recipe’

Tasteful Tuesday: Blueberry Gingerbread

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Blueberries are a Maine summer staple – there are few recipes they cannot be added to. Plus, blueberries are quite tasty all on their own.

Today we’re putting a spin on our Old-Fashioned Gingerbread Recipe by adding blueberries – we hope you enjoy.

What you’ll need:

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 1/2 – 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar, if desired

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour one 9-inch square baking pan.
  2. Cream together the sugar and butter. Add the egg, beating well. Mix in the molasses.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and clove. Add to creamed mixture, then pour in the water. Mix well.
  4. Add in blueberries and slowly stir until incorporated. Pour into baking pan and bake for 50-60 minutes. Cool in the pan, sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired. Serve and enjoy!

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Tasteful Tuesday: Blueberry-Banana Milkshake

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

A milkshake recipe in September? If you are here in New England you know that we are still looking for relief from the mugginess and heat, so a cool treat like this one is a must-have. If you can still find them, we recommend using fresh blueberries, but if you opt for frozen blueberries just keep in mind you may need to alter the amount of ice cream and/or milk (this recipe makes 1 serving).

What You’ll Need:

  • 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup whole blueberries
  • 1/4 medium banana
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Place ice cream and milk into a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and blend until fully incorporated. Pour into a chilled glass and enjoy!

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Tuesday Recipe: Blueberry Muffins with Crumb Topping

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

July is National Blueberries Month, and while eating them straight out of the blueberry field is one of our favorite ways to consume them, we also like recipes that include these juicy berries in the ingredients list. Since July is a common time for people to be on the go, this week’s recipe is a scrumptious blueberry muffin creation, perfect for breakfast in the morning or a snack on the road.

What you’ll need:

For the Muffins:Blueberry Basket Jute Placemat

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

For the topping:

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F and grease muffin pan or line with muffin cups.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, salt and baking powder.
  3. Place vegetable oil into a 1 cup measuring cup; add egg and milk to fill the cup and combine with flour mixture.
  4. Fold in blueberries, then pour mixture into muffin pan.
  5. Mix together ingredients for topping with a fork and sprinkle over muffins (before baking).
  6. Place in the oven for 20-25 minutes, let cool for 2-4 minutes before serving.

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