Blueberry Taro Lava Rock Muffins
Author: Guava Rose
Prep time: 25 mins
Cook time: 13 mins
Total time: 38 mins
Packed with fiber and antioxidants from blueberries and taro, and studded with candied cherries and lime zest-- these look like a lava rocks crowned with olivine crystals.
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ c. water
  • ½ c. frozen blueberries
  • ½ c. cooked taro root, mashed
  • ¼ c. turbinado (evaporated cane juice) or white sugar
  • ¼ c. oil
  • 1 T. finely shredded lime zest (plus extra for topping, see below)
  • 1 c. whole grain biscuit or pancake/waffle mix
  • Topping:
  • 1 T. (heaping) finely shredded lime zest
  • 4 tsp. turbinado or white sugar
  • 12 candied green cherries, cut into small uneven pieces
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line mini muffin pans with foil cups, or paper cups sprayed with non-stick spray.
  2. Put egg, water, blueberries, taro, sugar and oil into a blender. Process until very smooth. Pour into a mixing bowl. Gently mix in lime zest and biscuit mix until just blended. Fill muffin cups three quarters full.
  3. Gently press in about half a cherry of diced pieces into each muffin top. Mix together the remaining lime zest and sugar, and sprinkle ¼ tsp. over each muffin. Bake 13-18 minutes,or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
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