This homemade blueberry muffin recipe is simply delicious. These muffins make a sweet breakfast serve or an afternoon snack. These blueberry muffins are also great for lunchbox packing and can be turned into a sandwich alternative.
Homemade Blueberry Muffin Recipe
There’s nothing like a homemade blueberry muffin. They are great any time of the year, but they have an extra something special to share when it’s blueberry season. The blueberries are just a little plumper and filled with a natural sweetness that screams July in the northeast.
This muffin recipe is simple, but the end result is sweet yumminess. Did I mention how easy they are to make?
Blueberry muffins are great for breakfast, lunch or an afternoon snack. Actually, these are great for lunchbox packing! If you have a child that’s not big on sandwiches like I did, you can cut these in half and add a thin layer of peanut butter or flavored cream cheese to serve as a sandwich alternative.
- 1/2 stick butter (softened to room temperature)
- 1 cup of sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups fresh blueberries
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
- Using an electric mixer, whip the softened butter and sugar together well.
- Add in the eggs and vanilla extract. Continue to whip the ingredients together.
- Slowly add in the milk.
- Then mix in the flour, baking powder and salt.
- Fold in the blueberries.
- Evenly distribute the batter into a muffin tin with muffin liners in each cup.
- Stir together the 2 tablespoons of sugar with the 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon and sprinkle it on top of each muffin.
- Bake the muffins for 20 to 25 minutes.
Can I use frozen blueberries? Yes, you can use frozen blueberries in this recipe instead of fresh blueberries if desired.
Can I freeze these muffins? Yes, you can freeze these muffins. Simply make sure they are cooled completely. Wrap each muffin in freezer paper. Place the individually wrapped muffins in a freezer bag or an airtight freezer container.
More Muffin Making Love: Love muffins? Check out my Berry Crumb Muffin recipe by following the link below. I have swapped out the traditional butter/oil in the muffin recipe and replaced it with cinnamon applesauce. There is butter in the crumb mixture and I wanted to lower the fat just a tad to balance this sweet bite just a little! The link to this recipe is located below the picture.