Rachel Ruiz’ Blackberry Bliss Muffins entry in the Sue Bee Honey Sweet Eats Recipe Contest!

Blackberry Bliss Muffins
Yields 12
  1. 1 cup Sue BeeĀ® Clover Honey, divided
  2. 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  3. 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  4. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  5. 1/3 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  8. 2 large eggs, room temperature
  9. 3/4 cup buttermilk, room temperature
  10. 1 cup fresh blackberries, coarsely chopped
  11. 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  12. 1 cup sliced almonds, divided
  1. Heat oven to 375 F.
  2. Liberally grease a 12-cup muffin tin.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together coconut oil, vanilla paste, eggs, buttermilk and 1/2 cup Sue Bee Honey.
  5. Pour dry ingredients into bowl with wet, stirring until batter just comes together.
  6. Fold blackberries, chocolate chips and 1/2 cup almonds into batter.
  7. Scoop batter into muffin tins by scant 1/3 cups.
  8. Drizzle 1 teaspoon of Sue Bee Honey over batter in each muffin tin, repeating until all muffins are covered.
  9. Sprinkle remaining almonds over honey, then drizzle additional teaspoon Sue Bee Honey over almonds. Repeat until all muffins are topped with honey-almond mixture.
  10. Place in oven and bake 18-20 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  11. Remove from heat and let sit 10 minutes before removing to rack to finish cooling.
  12. Before serving, drizzle additional honey over tops of muffins, as desired.
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