Historic Muffins

Recipe courtesy of 1886 Crescent Hotel, Eureka Springs. Found in the Ford Treasury of Favorite Recipes from Famous Eating Places – published by the Ford Motor Company of Dearborn, Michigan, in 1950 and distributed locally by Crow Motor Company of Eureka Springs – was a recipe from the Crescent Hotel. The copy read as follows: "Crescent Hotel – Perched on the crest of the Ozark mountains, this resort hotel in the old tradition is surrounded by the hilly town of Eureka Springs. Breakfest [sic], lunch, and dinner served. Overnight accommodations and vacation facilities. Closed November 15 to April 1."
December 01, 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 cup huckleberries (blueberries can be substituted)
  • 2 cups flour, plus 1/2 teaspoon
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten

Instructions

Wash and drain huckleberries and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon flour.

Sift dry ingredients and cut in shortening. To this add milk and beaten egg. Stir in floured berries quickly; don’t mash them.

Pour a few tablespoons of batter into greased muffin tins. Bake for 20 minutes in a moderate (350°) oven. Pop a batch into the oven for a Sunday morning breakfast surprise.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup huckleberries (blueberries can be substituted)
  • 2 cups flour, plus 1/2 teaspoon
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
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