How to Make Blueberry Muffins


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Are you looking for a delicious muffin that’s great for breakfast or a quick snack? Here’s how to make blueberry muffins quick and easy at home.

Blueberries are more than just a colorful, sweet fruit. They’re packed with nutrition and high in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and fiber. Plus, they’re packed with antioxidants and taste great, too!

How to make blueberry muffins

How to Make Blueberry Muffins

These muffins work well with either fresh or frozen blueberries. If you’re using frozen blueberries, don’t worry about thawing them. Just separate them (if they’re clumped together) and mix them into the batter still frozen. They will cook just fine.

Blueberry muffins

(This recipe makes a dozen mouthwatering muffins.)

Mix together the flour, baking powder and salt.

Blueberry muffins

In a separate bowl, cream together the sugar, brown sugar and melted butter.

Blueberry muffins
Blueberry muffins

Add the egg and milk and blend well.

Blueberry muffins

Add the orange zest and vanilla. The orange zest is optional, but if you have it, it helps to bring out the flavor of the blueberries.

Add the flour mixture into the wet ingredients and stir quickly to lightly mix them together. Don’t mix too much – you want the batter to be a little lumpy.

Blueberry muffins

Fold in the blueberries. Just mix enough to distribute them through the batter.

Blueberry muffins

Fill the muffin cups 2/3 of the way full. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

They’re done when they are slightly browned on top and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from the oven and let cool.

This muffin recipe also works well with other berries, too. Try it with raspberries, blackberries, or mulberries or any other tasty berries you have growing in your garden or on your homestead.

How to Make Blueberry Muffins

Mix dry ingredients. Cream sugars and butter. Stir in the egg and milk. Add orange zest and vanilla. Add in the dry ingredients. Fold in the blueberries. Fill the muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes. This recipe makes a dozen mouthwatering muffins.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Muffins, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Orange zest
  • 1 cup blueberries fresh or frozen

Instructions

  • Mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, cream together the sugar, brown sugar and melted butter.
  • Add the egg and milk and blend well.
  • Add the orange zest and vanilla. The orange zest is optional, but if you have it, it helps to bring out the flavor of the blueberries.
  • Add the flour mixture into the wet ingredients and stir quickly to lightly mix them together. Don’t mix too much – you want the batter to be a little lumpy.
  • Fold in the blueberries.
  • Fill the muffin cups 2/3 of the way full. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes. They’re done when they are slightly browned on top and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from the oven and let cool.

For a great snack, pair a blueberry muffin with a bowl of homemade yogurt. For more made from scratch breakfast ideas, check out our posts on How to Make Pancakes and Homemade Pancake Syrup.

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