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Strawberry, Blueberry Muffins

25 Jun

Blueberry Muffin

I had a box of strawberries, about three cups and a cup of blueberries leftover.

Nothing ever goes to waste.

I washed and dried the fruit.

Cut the strawberries up into 1/2 inch pieces.

Sprinkled with sugar and set them aside.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees

Line 12 large muffin cups with  pretty muffin liners.

Whisk together

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

Set aside

Beat together till the butter and sugar are mixed well

Add the vanilla and almond extract

1/2 cup unsalted soft butter

One cup white sugar

One teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Add the flour mixture and sour cream

One cup sour cream

Take out half a cup of the strawberry mixture and all the blueberries and set aside

Mix the remaining berries with two teaspoons of flour and add to the batter.

Spoon the batter into the muffin tins.

Fill at least 3/4 the way up.

Spoon the remaining berries on top

Bake for 30 minutes

Make sure they are cooked because the berries make them very moist.

 

 

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Easy Pineapple Cake

30 Jun

pineapple cake

Four cups of diced fresh pineapple

1/2 stick of butter

4 tablespoons brown sugar

One box of pineapple cake mix

Butter a 9 x 13 pan

In a skillet melt the butter

Add the pineapple

When the pineapple starts to soften add the brown sugar and cook till some of the liquid has evaporated.

Mix the cake mix according to package directions.

Pour into the prepared pan.

Add the pineapple evenly over the batter

Bake according to the cake mix directions.

Make sure your knife is clean when you test the cake for doneness.

Let cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Serve with a cherry or strawberry on top.

Whipped cream or ice cream would be a nice touch.

Good cake to take to a BBQ.