Realistically this could be called Blueberry Muffins, but Mom never made it with blueberries. Instead, we made it with fresh huckleberries, a type of wild blueberry. They were tiny but so delicious! We picked ’em every year!


  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 Tbsp shortening, melted
  • 1 cup blueberries (optional)

In bowl, combine dry ingredients. Combine remaining ingredients. Add to dry ingredients, stirring quickly just until dry ingredients are just moistened. Pour into muffin cups and bake at 400 F for 20 to 25 minutes.

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