Blackberry Muffins

Blackberry Muffins (Muffins med björnbär)

 

You have to try these! And please use fresh blackberries. I made these with one of my boys and he loved them, do definitely child approved!

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon of milk
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 stick of warm melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups of fresh blackberries

Instructions

1. Line muffins cups and set aside. This batch makes about 18 muffins. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
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2. Combine the dry ingredients flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in bowl.
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3. Combine wet ingredients in a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, sour cream, milk, sugar, butter and vanilla.
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4. Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture, and mix together until the dry ingredients are moistened.
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5. Gently fold in the blackberries.
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6. Fill the muffin cups about 2/3 up and bake in the oven for about 20 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
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7. Once ready let them sit for a few minutes before serving.
Blackberry Muffins

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Steak with Chanterelles

Steak with Chanterelles (Stek med kantareller)

 

I was so happy to find chanterelles in the store and the combination of them, the steak and baked potato was perfect! Serve the baked potato with your favorite topping such as butter or sour cream. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound of chanterelles
  • Butter
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Your favorite steaks
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 large potatoes
  • Your favorite toppings for the baked potatoes

Instructions

1. Rinse the chanterelles.
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2. Trim and cut in half.
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3. Salt and pepper the steaks.
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4. Wrap the potatoes in foil and bake at 400 degrees F until cooked through, about 40 minutes.
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5. Grill the steaks on high for a few minutes on each side and then lower the heat and cook until medium well done.
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6. Saute the chanterelles in butter, lemon juice and salt and pepper for taste.
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7. Remove the steaks from the BBQ and let them rest for a few minutes.
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9. Serve the steak with the chanterelles and baked potato.
Steak with Chanterelles

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Peach Jam

Peach Jam (Persika sylt)

 

Fresh peaches makes the perfect jam! Serve with Swedish pancakes, waffles, scones or toast. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 5-6 pounds of peaches
  • 3 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice
  • 5 cups of white sugar
  • Enough jars and lids

Instructions

1. Wash your peaches. Score an X at the top of each peach.
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2. Place in boiling water for about 1 minute.
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3. Prepare an ice bath and place the peaches in there for about 1 minute.
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4. Take out of the ice bath and peel with a paring knife. The skin comes off so easy! Repeat with the remaining peaches.
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5. Place the peaches, lemon juice and sugar in a big bowl let sit for an hour.
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6. Once it looks like this, transfer to a large pot.
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7. Bring to a boil and let it boil for about 20-30 minutes.
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8. Once the jam looks more like jelly remove from the heat and carefully pour the jam into clean jars.
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9. Go ahead and boil the lids for at least 10 minutes.
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10. Remove from the boiling water and put onto the jars. Tighten as hard as you can. Then boil for at aleast 10 minutes making sure the whole jars are covered by the water.
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11. Remove carefully and let the jars cool down. After a few hours go ahead and do the lid test – the lids should stay in one place, not pop. If they do, try replacing the lid and boil again.
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