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Blueberry Thunder Muffins

Blueberry Thunder Muffins

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  • Yield: 16 standard or 6 jumbo muffins
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cool 5 mins
  • Bake 25 mins to 30 mins

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 -2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Line sixteen 2-1/2inch (standard) or six 3-1/2-inch (jumbo) muffin cups with paper bake cups; set aside. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add the 1 cup sugar; beat until well combined. Beat in eggs, milk and vanilla (mixture will look slightly curdled). Stir in flour mixture until just moistened (batter should be lumpy). Gently stir in blueberries.
  3. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each nearly full. In a small bowl, combine the 1 tablespoon sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle sugar mixture over batter.
  4. Bake in a 350 degree F oven 25 to 30 minutes (standard) or 35 to 40 minutes (jumbo) or until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups; serve warm. Makes 16 standard or 6 jumbo muffins.

Nutrition Facts

(Blueberry Thunder Muffins)

sugar (g) 16, sodium (mg) 171, fiber (g) 1, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, Folate (µg) 32, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, carb. (g) 29, vit. C (mg) 2, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 243, iron (mg) 1, cal. (kcal) 184, calcium (mg) 61, Potassium (mg) 53, Monounsaturated fat (g) 2, sat. fat (g) 4, Niacin (mg) 1, chol. (mg) 42, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 7, Thiamin (mg) 0

Comments (4)

mbohnersdcgmai wrote:
Please note: This recipe, featured in Midwest Living's April 2010 magazine, is the signature recipe and name from Persimmon Hill Farm in Lampe, Missouri. The recipe was printed along with an article including our farm. Our specialty desserts have cloud themed names, and this is one of our most popular ones! They can also be ordered online at If you repost this recipe, please include the attribution to Persimmon Hill Farm.
simonanm78 wrote:
Great article last year! I must have missed the recipe:)
simonanm78 wrote:
Your Thunder Muffins are the best! My girls and I have been to the farm once every week since a month ago. My dad says “why don’t you make them yourself?” So glad I found your recipe! The blueberries are amazing~legacy is my favorite. Thank you for having a healthy pesticide free fruit!

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