Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Crumb Top Muffins
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup milk
Optional: 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
1/2 cup white sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup butter, soft and cubed
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease muffin cups or line with paper liners.
Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, salt and baking powder.
In a separate bowl, combine vegetable oil, egg and milk.
Mix this with the flour mixture. (Fold in any blueberries now). Fill muffin cups to the top and then sprinkle them with the crumb topping mixture.
To Make Crumb Topping: Mix together 1/2 cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour, 1/4 cup butter, and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon. Mix with fork and sprinkle over muffins before baking. Option: Add a 1/4 cup chipped walnuts to this topping.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until done.