The blueberry muffin was adopted as the state muffin in 1988.
The blueberry muffin was adopted as the official muffin of the state of Minnesota in 1988.
Minnesota Statutes 1988 section 1.1496
Blueberry Muffin Recipe
By Shari Baker, Gunflint Pines Resort
2 c. Flour
½ c. Sugar
1 T. Baking powder
½ t. Salt
1 T. Orange zest (grated peel)
1 c. Blueberries (fresh, dried, or frozen—Do not thaw or rehydrate)
1 c. White Chocolate Chips (*optional, but great!)
1-¼ c. Buttermilk
½ t. Vanilla
Sugar in the Raw (large-grain brown sugar)
Preheat oven to 425F. Mix buttermilk, egg, and vanilla; set aside. Mix dry ingredients, orange zest, blueberries, and white chocolate chips. Make well in center, pour in liquid mixture, and stir lightly just until mixed. Spoon into lined or greased muffin tins. Top with sugar in the raw, and bake for 20 to 22 minutes. Make’s a “Baker’s” dozen.