Blueberry Muffins

An easy recipe for blueberry muffins that can be done all year round. Quick to prepare, easy to make and reach in flavour that brings summer every time!

preparation: 15 minutes

making: 30 minutes

total: 45 minutes

servings: 18 muffins

nutrition: 235 calories per serving

cuisine: American

Ingredients #

  • 2 eggs
  • 200g natural Greek yoghurt
  • 190ml sunflower oil
  • 300g self rising flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • a pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • ½ small lemon, zest and juice
  • 350g of frozen blueberries
  • 180g of sugar

Icing #

  • 100g of icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp of water

Method #

Preheat the oven to 175C with a fan.

Prepare the muffin tray and cupcake cases.

Lemon sested, cupcake cases ready and mixture in a bowl ready for mixing

Place the eggs into the mixing bowl and using a hand whisk beat them for a while.

Add sugar and beat together for about 5 minutes until sugar is dissolved.

Add Greek yoghurt, oil, vanilla extract and salt and beat together until well combined.

Sift the flour with a baking powder and add to the mixture gradually, stirring between each addition.

Add lemon juice and zest to the dough and mix.

Mixed mixture with frozen blueberries on the side

Finally, add frozen blueberries and gently but quickly stir into the dough.

Blueberry muffin mixture scooped into cupcake cases ready to bake

Use a spoon to fill the bun cases with a dough. Put them into the oven and bake for 30 minutes.

From the recipe you shall be able to get 18 muffins. Depending on the size of the oven and muffin cases you may need to split the baking into portions.

Baked blueberry muffins cooling down on the board

Take the muffins out from the oven and let them cool down naturally.

In the meantime prepare the icing.

Combine icing sugar with a spoon of lemon juice and 3 spoons of water.

Stir until the consistency of a cream.

Glazed blueberry muffins on the board

Put your icing into the piping bag and once decorate the cupcakes.

Tips #

It’s taking 30 minutes of baking a tray of 12 muffins.

At the peak of the season, you can try to use fresh blueberries instead of frozen ones.