Blackberry Cornbread Muffins

Southern Living
We also tested this recipe using 1/2 cup melted butter in place of the canola oil and loved the rich, pound cake-like flavor it gave to these sweet cornbread muffins. They're delicious with peach preserves.
Makes 2 dozen muffins

Ingredients

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2 cups self-rising white cornmeal
1/2 cup sugar
5 large eggs
1 (16-oz.) container sour cream
1/2 cup canola oil
2 cups fresh blackberries

Preparation

Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 15 Minutes
Cool: 5 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 450°. Stir together cornmeal and sugar in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Whisk together eggs, sour cream, and oil; add to cornmeal mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Fold in blackberries. Coat 2 muffin pans with vegetable cooking spray; spoon batter into muffin pans, filling three-fourths full.

2. Bake at 450° for 15 to 17 minutes or until tops are golden brown. Cool in pan on a wire rack 5 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack.

Created date

May 2009