Sparkling Blueberry Muffins

Sparkling Blueberry Muffins

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1 cup buttermilk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups all purpose flour

4 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 1/2 cups blueberries

Sparkling sugar for sprinkling

Preheat oven to 425 degrees for the first 5 minutes of baking time, then reduce temperature to 375 degrees F. Prepare a standard muffin pan with paper liners.

In a large bowl, combine sugar and eggs. Add oil, buttermilk, and vanilla. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Stir flour mixture into sugar mixture. Gently fold in blueberries. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle tops with sparking sugar. Bake for 5 minutes at 425 degrees, then reduce heat and bake an additional 12 - 14 minutes.

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