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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Blackberry Coconut Pound Cake Muffins

Breakfast this morning - warm blackberry muffins.

Although the recipe calls for Blueberries, I've also made them with Blackberries and Raspberries.

Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault's Table

Blueberry-Coconut Pound Cake Muffins
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Source:
Recipe courtesy Gourmet Magazine
Food Network

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons freshly grated Orange, lemon or lime zest
2 large eggs
5 tablespoons heavy cream
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons sweetened flaked coconut
1/2 cup blueberries

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and butter and flour 7 (1/2-cup) muffin cups (just butter if nonstick).

Beat together butter, sugar, and zest until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat in cream, then flour and salt, on low speed until just combined. Stir in 1/2 cup coconut and gently stir in blueberries.

Spoon batter into cups, filling the cups, and smooth tops. Sprinkle tops with remaining 3 tablespoons of coconut.

Bake in middle of oven until a tester comes out clean and edges are golden brown, about 25 minutes. Invert onto a rack and cool.

11 comments:

  1. YUM, these sound totally amazing! We've been having a lot of blackberries on sale at the store lately, so I've been looking for good recipes to use them...this one looks fantastic!

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  2. Just look at the beautiful texture of those muffins! I almost fell into my computer screen staring at them. MY, MY, they look GREAT!

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  3. I just picked up a bunch of fresh blackberries yesterday! These muffins sound amazing!!

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  4. i can feel those blackberries bursting in my mouth. sigh. blackberries are not a usual sight here and nor is it 'cheap; :(

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  5. Coconut? Orange? Bluberries?OR Blackberries..
    I'll take that trio in a hearbeat!

    Thanks!

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  6. Oh, wow, those look good! Must try these with raspberries!

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  7. Those look so great! I have been using coconut in a few of my recipes lately and really love how they have turned out! I will have to try these!

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  8. Those look and sound very tasty!

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  9. oh

    ohhhhhh

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    oooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh



    do i have to say anything? do i?

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  10. I made these last night and they are the perfect summer breakfast muffin!

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  11. Thanks for the feedback. So glad that you liked them.

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