Sunday, September 23, 2012

Perfect Jam Muffins

Our annual summer routine is berry picking, and this post should have been written at least a couple of months ago. This summer, we went olallieberry picking, and brought home a twenty dollar box of berries (picked ourselves!):

With the berries, we made about 12 jars of jam. Well, I didn't, but Josh did. He's an old pro in the kitchen. I came across a recipe that I wanted to try on Pinterest for olallieberry muffins. They were so delicious, they were pretty much gone that evening! I took the recipe and modified it just a little. The good thing about this particular recipe is that you can substitute any type of jam, homemade or not.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup jam

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Add liners to your baking tin. Then, mix all of your dry ingredients together - flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. In another bowl, mix most of the wet ingredients -  egg, vanilla, lemon juice, milk and oil. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, but do not overmix. Gently mix in the jam, so that it appears in a swirl. Definitely do not overmix this part!
Here's what they looked like coming out of my oven:

Delicious!! Happy baking!