Blueberry Bundles (Muffins)


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I have been making these muffins for years- many years. They are always so moist and delicious. Everything about them makes me think of breakfast and a hot cup of tea. This time, I wanted to try something new. I’ve been reading about the fact that granulated sugar is really bad for you, and have wanted to try a healthier choice for it. I’ve had a hard time finding something that would work right with my regular recipes, though. I was grocery shopping the other day, and found the perfect kind!! So, I tried this new healthy choice in place of regular granulated sugar, and guess what? It’s delicious! I will be using this from now on- quite a bit more money than the granulated, but so worth it.

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These muffins have molasses in them, so they always have a darker hue to them, than a regular blueberry muffin. Oh! They’re so good! You simply have to try them.

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I was so anxious to bite into this, knowing that something was going to taste a little, maybe a lot, different. I wasn’t let down one bit! If anything, I like them better than before… Maybe it’s because I know they’re a little healthier for me?

 

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Here it is! The healthy sugar- Coconut Sugar- Pure & Unrefined. It’s the perfect 1:1 ratio for ¬†granulated sugar. It’s beautiful, and I have found a new love to my baking.

 

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Look at it’s beautiful, brownish goodness. And it smells amazing! You NEED to try it! I know you’ll love it just like I do.

So, without further due, here’s the recipe:

1 farm fresh egg

1 cup of Coconut Sugar

2 Tablespoons of Molasses

1/2 cup of canola oil

1 cup of whole milk

1 teaspoon of baking soda

1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon of ginger

*2 1/2 cups of flour (I prefer Hodgson Mills natural unbleached white)

1/2 teaspoon of salt

*Heaping cup of blueberries

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 18 muffin cups. Whisk egg with fork in large bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients, except the blueberries.

*If blueberries are frozen, toss them in 1/2 cup of the flour. Add to the mixture. Stir just till moistened.

Bake for about 20- 25 minutes.

Let cool for about 5 minutes. Melt 4 Tablespoons of butter in a small bowl. In another small bowl, about 1/3 cup of Coconut Sugar.

Dunk the top of each muffin in the butter and then the sugar.

Sink your teeth into one (or two) and enjoy!

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Blueberries have antioxidants in them, which make them incredibly healthy for you, and they taste delicious to boot!