Fast and Straightforward Blueberry Muffins

You solely want one bowl to make this straightforward blueberry muffins recipe with blueberries, flour, sugar, vanilla, and vegetable oil. We’ve been making these muffins for years and are at all times joyful that we did. Jump to the Easy Blueberry Muffin Recipe

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Make the Greatest Blueberry Muffins

These blueberry muffins are fast and simple with a moist and tender heart bursting with blueberries and completely golden brown prime. They’re additional straightforward to make, too. For one more spin on these muffins, attempt our lemon blueberry muffins recipe or for egg-free and dairy-free muffins, attempt these vegan blueberry muffins.

Easy Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffin Elements

Contemporary or frozen blueberries work on this recipe. It’s difficult to seek out candy contemporary blueberries all 12 months spherical. Fortunately, this doesn’t stop us from getting our blueberry muffin repair! When utilizing frozen blueberries, add them when they’re nonetheless frozen.

We use all-purpose flour, however you should use 100% entire wheat flour or a mix of entire wheat and all-purpose flour.

A gluten-free flour mix additionally works. Simply needless to say altering the flour from all-purpose will have an effect on the feel of the muffins barely.

Granulated sugar helps to make the blueberry muffins flavorful and tender.

You’ll be able to swap for different sugars (brown sugar or coconut sugar, for instance), however the texture of the bread will change barely. I additionally love including a sprinkle of sugar to the muffin tops simply earlier than baking, which turns right into a crackly prime.

Oil is my favourite fats to make use of when making these blueberry muffins. I often use butter when baking since I like the flavour, however after testing these muffins with each oil and butter, we discovered that the oil made extra tender muffins.

Milk is my go-to liquid for baking muffins, however in case you are dairy-free, attempt do-it-yourself oat milk, unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk.

Egg offers construction and stability to the muffins. We use one egg. If you don’t eat eggs, you possibly can attempt utilizing a flax egg as an alternative.

Baking powder is our go-to leavener for these blueberry muffins.

Salt and vanilla extract add taste to the bread and make them style superb.

Make Blueberry Muffins in Three Straightforward Steps

While you notice how straightforward these muffins are to make, you’ll need to make them time and again.

Step 1, Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, and a bit of salt in a big bowl.

Step 2, Add oil, an egg, milk, and vanilla extract then stir with a fork till blended.

Step 3, Combine within the blueberries, divide the batter between muffin cups and bake.

Blueberry muffin batter with blueberries

Make Mini Muffins

Our recipe can be utilized to make quite a lot of muffin sizes. Use our recipe to make the next:

  • Eight big-topped, bakery measurement muffins
  • Ten standard-size blueberry muffins
  • Twenty to twenty-two mini blueberry muffins
Scooping blueberry muffin batter into  muffin pan
This blueberry muffins recipe can be utilized to make 12 standard-size muffins or 22 to 24 mini muffins!

What Our Readers Are Saying

For those who don’t imagine that our recipe helps you obtain one of the best blueberry muffins from scratch, check out what our readers are saying concerning the recipe! Extra evaluations are within the feedback part beneath.

“These are superb! So easy and scrumptious.” – Mary

“These are one of the best blueberry muffins ever! Excellent crusty prime, moist and scrumptious. Straightforward to make and easy elements.” – Trish

“Bakery high quality! Greatest blueberry muffins I’ve ever made!” – Andrea

Extra Muffin Recipes

Since sharing this recipe and studying simply how a lot you’re keen on them (see all of the evaluations beneath!). We’ve got shared a couple of extra recipes for muffins that use a really related batter. Check out these:

For a barely more healthy tackle these muffins, attempt our Wholesome Banana Blueberry Muffins. We add entire grains, ripe bananas and scale back the sugar. Most significantly although, they style nice! Or attempt these vegan muffins.

Contemporary Strawberry Muffins with a bit of spice from cinnamon and black pepper — the black pepper could seem odd, however it’s scrumptious with contemporary strawberries. The batter is similar to this recipe!

Attempt our Basic Chocolate Chip Muffins with brown sugar, bitter cream, a vanilla-scented batter and plenty of chocolate chips. There’s a bit of bitter cream added to the batter to make it additional scrumptious, and you’ll even add blueberries or strawberries for a fruit-chocolate mixture.

Attempt our Ginger Oatmeal Blueberry Muffins made with contemporary ginger, contemporary or frozen blueberries and oats. Plus a spoonful of vanilla-scented glaze to make every part that significantly better.

And whereas it isn’t technically a muffin, this Straightforward Home made Banana Bread Recipe with ripe bananas, flour, butter, eggs, and spices is a reader favourite! It has a number of useful reader evaluations. We even have a more healthy tackle banana bread right here.

Recipe up to date, initially posted December 2012. Since posting this in 2012, now we have tweaked the recipe to be extra clear and added a fast recipe video. – Adam and Joanne

Blueberry Muffins

Fast and Straightforward Blueberry Muffins

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This straightforward blueberry muffins recipe makes eight massive, big-topped muffins, ten commonplace muffins or 20 to 22 mini muffins (see be aware beneath about baking time for mini muffins). Since most traditional muffin tins have 12 muffin cups, in the event you plan on making the bigger muffins, we advocate including 1 to 2 tablespoons of water to the empty cups. This fashion the cups with water will warmth up on the similar price because the cups with muffin batter, serving to the muffins bake evenly.

Makes 8 massive, big-topped muffins / 10 commonplace muffins / 20-22 mini muffins

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You Will Want

1 ½ cups (195 grams) all-purpose flour

3/4 cup (150 grams) granulated sugar, plus 1 tablespoon for muffin tops

1/4 teaspoon wonderful sea salt

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/3 cup (80 ml) neutral-flavored oil; canola, vegetable and grape seed are nice

1 massive egg

1/3 to 1/2 cup (80 ml – 120 ml) milk; dairy and non-dairy each work

1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

6 to eight ounces contemporary or frozen blueberries; see be aware beneath about frozen berries (about 1 cup)


  • Put together Oven and Muffin Cups
  • Warmth oven to 400 levels Fahrenheit. For large-topped muffins, line 8 standard-size muffin cups with paper liners. For traditional-size muffins line 10 muffin cups. Fill the remaining cups with 1 to 2 tablespoons of water to assist the muffins bake evenly.

    • Make Batter
    • Whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a big bowl.

      Add oil to a measuring jug that holds no less than 1 cup. Add the egg then fill the jug to the 1-cup line with milk (1/3 to 1/2 cup milk). Add vanilla and whisk to mix.

      Add milk combination to the bowl with dry elements then use a fork to mix. Don’t over combine. (The muffin batter will probably be fairly thick — see be aware beneath for extra particulars). Fold within the blueberries.

      • Bake Muffins
      • Divide the batter between muffin cups. (If making big-topped muffins, the batter will come to the tops of the paper liners). Sprinkle a bit of sugar on prime of every muffin.

        Bake muffins 15 to twenty minutes or till tops are now not moist and a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out with crumbs, not moist batter. Switch to a cooling rack.

        To retailer, place them in a plastic bag, seal, and retailer at room temperature for two to three days. To freeze, wrap them tightly in aluminum foil or place them in freezer luggage. Freeze for as much as 3 months.

Adam and Joanne’s Suggestions

  • You can also make these with contemporary or frozen blueberries – in the event you use frozen, don’t thaw the blueberries.
  • For mini muffins, the baking time will probably be much less — control them whereas they bake and anticipate them to require 9 to 11 minutes.
  • Batter Thickness: The batter needs to be thick and “scoopable” — not runny and never dry or additional thick like dough. If the batter is just too runny, add flour, a tablespoon at a time till right consistency. If the batter is dry or too thick, add milk, a tablespoon at a time till the right consistency.
  • Diet details: The diet details supplied beneath are estimates. We’ve got used the USDA database to calculate approximate values. Calculations are for one commonplace muffin (this recipe makes 10).

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Diet Per Serving: Serving Dimension 1 muffin / Energy 217 / Protein 3 g / Carbohydrate 33 g / Dietary Fiber 1 g / Complete Sugars 18 g / Complete Fats 8 g / Saturated Fats 1 g / Ldl cholesterol 20 mg

Adam and Joanne Gallagher

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