Nova Scotia  Blueberry Muffins

Nova Scotia Blueberry Muffins

(12 servings)    Printable Version
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter - melted
  • 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
Stir dry ingredients together and add blueberries. Combine egg, milk, and melted butter. Add to blueberry mixture, stirring just to moisten. DO NOT BEAT.

Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes. Add 5 minutes for frozen berries.

Nova Scotia  Blueberry Muffins

For a tutorial on basic blueberry muffins, visit Mr Breakfast's blog post The Beloved Basic Blueberry Muffin.

Nova Scotia  Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Note From Mr Breakfast:

A great breakfast lover from Nova Scotia named Susan wrote in regarding the index finger myth (see below) saying:

"I was bred, born and raised here and have never ever heard of this index finger thing. We are famous for our rolling blueberry barrens and are one of the worlds largest exporters of wild blueberries, and have been known to make use of our fingers for eating lobster in particular. Not to mention the use of one in particular to communicate certain feelings but I am sure that is a universal signal known far and wide. I would be fascinated to find the source of this myth, as I'm sure there are other gems of the sort to be heard."

If anyone knows the source of this myth, please send me an email. Thanks for the great letter Susan.

Original comment:

One myth states that in Nova Scotia, people are only allowed to eat muffins with their index fingers.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank kj727 for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Nova Scotia Blueberry Muffins?
Overall Average Rating = 4 (out of 5)
Based on 4 votes.

From Linda
Rating (out of 5):  

The texture was lovely but the buns were not sweet enough. Very easy to make. Will make again but with added sugar or perhaps brown sugar in addition to the white.

Comment submitted: 9/17/2013 (#16522)

From Good Muffins
Rating (out of 5):  

I became an instant hit with my friends after making this recipe. They are great.

Comment submitted: 2/22/2010 (#9882)

From nsbluberrylover

Yes, I'm also from Nova Scotia and I have never ever heard of this "index finger" myth.

Comment submitted: 2/7/2010 (#9652)

Official Member: Team BreakfastFrom londonsje (Team Breakfast Member)
Rating (out of 5):  

These were delicious! They turned out perfect! We used real blueberries and I must say, this was the easiest blueberry recipe I can imagine!

Comment submitted: 6/30/2009 (#8346)

From LaRhette
Rating (out of 5):  

This is classic and very good! I baked muffins on Marthas Vinyard in Childmark with fresh berries in season, whatever!! What a job, to love!!! Chilmark and fresh berry muffins from local growers!!!! Yum!! Sally

Comment submitted: 7/2/2007 (#3142)

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