Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe
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Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe

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Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe

There is nothing better than a warm blueberry muffin straight out of the oven. Well, maybe a chocolate chip cookie, but other than that, it’s all about the blueberry muffins. Soft, fluffy, and loaded with fresh blueberries, these breakfast treats are sure to be a new family favorite.

Ingredients

  • 3  Cups  all purpose flour
  • 1  Cup  granulated sugar
  • 4  Teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  salt
  • eggs, room temperature
  • 1  Cup  milk
  • 1/2  Cup  vegetable oil
  • 1  Teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2  Cup  fresh or frozen blueberries
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Coarse sugar, for sprinkling

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F degrees. Spray a muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray or use liners. 

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. 

In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla. Gently fold the wet egg mixture into the flour mixture and stir, just until combined. The batter will be thick and lumpy. Fold in the blueberries and the lemon zest.  

Pour the batter into the prepared muffin tins, filling all the way to the top. Sprinkle the coarse sugar on top. Bake for about 30 minutes until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the middle of the muffin comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before enjoying!

Store muffins at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 months. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
20%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
34g
26%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
230µg
33%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
144µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
180mg
18%
Choline, total
10mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
54µg
14%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
46mg
14%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Phosphorus, P
138mg
20%
Selenium, Se
7µg
13%
Sodium, Na
608mg
41%
Water
63g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Blueberry Muffin Shopping Tip

Be sure to purchase the correct flour a recipe calls for – flours differ in gluten or protein content, making each suited for specific tasks.

Blueberry Muffin Cooking Tip

Insert a toothpick into the center of cakes, bar cookies, and quick breads to test for doneness – it should come out clean or only have a few crumbs clinging to it.