Blueberry Orange Tea Muffins


  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 and 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbs sugar
  • grated rind of 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • In a large bowl, cream shortening.
  • Add eggs and mix well.
  • Sift flour, baking powder and sugar together.
  • Add orange rind.
  • To the shortening, gradually add the flour mixture, milk, and orange juice alternately, stirring well after each addition.
  • Batter will be stiff.
  • Carefully fold in the blueberries.
  • Grease muffin tins or add paper muffin cups to a muffin pan.
  • fill each cup half full and bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for about 20 minutes or until browned.
Recipe courtesy of the North American Blueberry Council

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