|GARDEN TEA WITH MUFFINS|
2 1/4 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp flat ginger powder
2 large ripe bananas
½ teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup butter-melted
1 1/2 cups of blueberries
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Apply cooking spray on muffin tray or paper cups
Put flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and ginger in a bowl and mix well (dry ingredients).
Blend bananas, eggs, brown sugar, butter and vanilla using electric mixer.
When mixture is properly blended, add in the dry ingredients, stir and mix well.
Gently mix in 1 cup of blueberries. Scoop batter and fill up the muffin tray or paper cups.
Place the remaining blueberries on top of each muffin- slightly embedded.
Bake for 25 minutes or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
Remove from oven to cool. cooking-varieties likes hot Nusantara Banana Blueberry Muffins.
COOKING-VARIETIES will have more blueberry ingredients after reading the excerpts below:
Source from WIKIPEDIA: At a 2007 symposium on berry health benefits were reports
showing consumption of BLUEBERRIES (and similar berry fruits including cranberries) may alleviate the
cognitive decline occurring in Alzheimer's disease and other conditions of aging.
A chemical isolated from blueberry leaves can block replication of the hepatitis C virus
and might help to delay disease spread in infected individuals.
Feeding blueberries to animals lowers brain damage in experimental stroke.
Research at Rutgers has also shown that blueberries may help prevent urinary tract infections.
Other animal studies found that blueberry consumption lowered cholesterol and
total blood lipid levels, possibly affecting symptoms of heart disease.
Additional research showed that blueberry consumption in rats altered glycosaminoglycans which are vascular cell components affecting control of blood pressure.
A study soon to be published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
found that supplementation with wild BLUEBERRY juice enhanced memory and
learning in older adults, while reducing blood sugar and symptoms of depression-