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Blackberry Spice Muffins

Fresh, tart blackberries meet a classic baking spice trio in these easy blackberry spice muffins.

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword blackberry dessert, brown sugar glaze, easy muffin recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 muffins

Ingredients

Muffins

  • 8 ounces blackberries (about two small clamshell packages)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk I used unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground clove
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter melted, slightly cooled

Glaze

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk I used unsweetened almond
  • 1 pinch ground clove optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, lightly crush berries with a whisk or fork (juice will splatter).
  2. Add flour and dredge berries in flour. This will keep them from sinking to the bottom of the muffins while baking. Add sugar, spices, and baking powder. Mix well.
  3. Add milk, egg, and butter, then mix well.
  4. Spoon batter into lined muffin or cupcake tins. Fill each tin about 3/4 of the way.
  5. Bake for fifteen minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center of the centermost muffin comes out clean. Cool muffins to room temperature.
  6. Meanwhile, mix together glaze ingredients and drizzle glaze over muffins once cooled.