Jordan Marsh-Style Blueberry Muffins
The now defunct Jordan Marsh made the absolute best blueberry muffins. This recipe comes close. Hope you enjoy.
whole or 2%
stems, if any, removed, rinsed and dried thoroughly
or granulated sugar (for topping)
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a muffin tin with paper cups and grease top of pan; set aside.
In an electric mixer, cream together the butter, shortening, sugar and salt until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add baking powder and eggs; mix well. Add flour, milk and vanilla extract; mix well. Gently fold in blueberries.
Fill lined cups to the top generously with the batter. Sprinkle each with turbinado or granulated sugar.
Bake at 450℉ (230℃) for 5 minutes only; drop oven temperature to 375℉ (190℃) and continue to bake 30 minutes longer.
Remove from oven and cool in tin for 5 minutes. Remove muffins to cooling rack and cool completely (or not, if you wish to eat the muffins while still warm).