1/2 cup shortening or butter
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup milk and vanilla to taste
2 cups flour (plus 1/4 cup if too thin)
4 tsp baking powder
1 cup blueberries (or more if desired)
Mix first 4 ingredients. Alternatley add dry ingredients and milk/vanilla just until blended. Do not overmix. Stir in blueberries.
Bake at 400 F for 25 minutes. Makes 24 muffins.
This is my grandmother Robichaud's recipe.