Project Description

Blue Cornmeal Muffins

Blue corn is a subspecies of Zea mays.

Blue corn drying

  • 2 cups blue cornmeal (Potehtli)
  • 2 cups all-purpose white flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar or maple sugar
  • 1 cup softened butter (non-salted)
  • 7 eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 pinch sea salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Soften butter and add the sugar; beat until combined.

In another bowl, sift together flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Then, add the butter/sugar mix.

Separate the egg yolks and add them one-by-one to the mixture

Whisk or beak the whites until stiff peaks form and fold in the dough mixture.

Butter or grease muffin cups and fill them 3/4 full.

Bake or 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Makes 24-30 muffins.