Blueberry Peach Muffins

Hubby and I were getting ready to leave for vacation and I wanted to do some baking (shocking, I know!) I decided to make some muffins since they travel well. I had seen this recipe on Katie’s blog and it instantly made me think of the spiced peach jam I made for Steph Chow’s Jam Exchange. When it came time to bake these muffins, I decided to use up an extra pint of blueberries we had in the fridge instead of adding a cut up peach.

These muffins were delicious! Hubby said they’re the best muffins I’ve ever made, and I make muffins on a regular basis. They were extremely moist and the peach and blueberry flavors go well together.

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Blueberry Peach Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup flour, sifted
3/4 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp freshly ground nutmeg
1/2 cup spiced peach preserves - I used my peach jam
1/3 cup milk
2 Tbsp plain yogurt
1 egg
1 pint blueberries

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a muffin tin with paper cups.

In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and whisk to combine.

In medium bowl, combine preserves, milk, yogurt, egg, and whisk to combine well.

Mix wet ingredients into dry until just combined.

Fold in blueberries and spoon equally into 12 muffin cups.

Place muffins into oven and bake for 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.

Let cool completely before serving.

Recipe adapted from - Good Things Catered

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13 Responses to “Pomegranate Cranberry Quinoa Salad”

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    Smitten Sugar — January 20, 2011 at 5:14 pm

    I just made Quinoa for the first time myself this week. Love the addition of pomegranate. I will have to try it out!

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    Evan Thomas — January 20, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    I love quinoa! Never tried it with these ingredients. Great recipe!

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    Chelsea — January 20, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    I love quinoa, especially in breakfast form! Never had it with pomegranates, yay!

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    The Small Boston Kitchen — January 20, 2011 at 5:36 pm

    Glad you liked! It’s one of my favorites. Also packages up really nicely for a healthy take-to-work lunch!

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    Fun and Fearless in Beantown — January 20, 2011 at 6:49 pm

    I adore quinoa because it is so healthy and so filling!

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    ErinsFoodFiles — January 20, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    Yum yum yum! What a yummy looking quinoa dish! I love quinoa, so if you’re looking to find more quinoa recipes, feel free to browse my blog. 🙂

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    Sarah @ Semi-Sweet — January 20, 2011 at 8:26 pm

    I love the versatility of quinoa – once you start cooking with it, it’s hard to stop . . . we think it makes a great breakfast, too! Warmed with milk, fruit & a little maple syrup or agave? Energy for the day!

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    Nisrine|Dinners and Dreams — January 20, 2011 at 11:26 pm

    I love a good quinoa recipe. This one sounds worth a try.

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    Shannon — January 21, 2011 at 1:47 am

    LOVE quinoa and poms 🙂 this looks like a delicious way to enjoy both ingredients!!

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    Daisy — January 21, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    don’t worry, I am officially the last one.

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    Megan — January 21, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    I’m glad you tried it! I love quinoa. I think it’s second to Israeli couscous in my book. And pomegranates — love them. This sounds delicious!

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    kitchenmisfit — January 23, 2011 at 10:12 pm

    I am surprised by the chicken stock! It seems like it should be a sweet dish. I love quinoa and my husband does too!

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    Cheryl — January 24, 2011 at 7:22 pm

    I have been reading about quinoa the “superfood” and how good it is for us. I bought some awhile back but hadn’t used it so I decided to try your recipe. OMG! I love it! I didn’t have pomegranate seeds and instead of almonds I used toasted pecans and also added orange zest. I will be using quinoa a lot now. Thanks!

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