Perfect Blueberry Muffins

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Jacob Hundt: "Delightful. Used orange rather than lemon zest" Read More
11Ingredients
50Minutes
510Calories

Ingredients
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  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter (cold is fine)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 lemon (previously: 1/2 teaspoon zest)
  • 3/4 cup yogurt (plain unsweetened, or sour cream)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt (or fine sea)
  • 1 1/2 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 1 1/2 cups blueberries fresh (or frozen, no need to defrost, previously: 3/4 cup, see note up top)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar (turbinado, in the raw sugar)

NutritionView more

510Calories
Sodium19% DV460mg
Fat26% DV17g
Protein16% DV8g
Carbs28% DV83g
Fiber12% DV3g
Calories510Calories from Fat150
% DAILY VALUE
Total Fat17g26%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol95mg32%
Sodium460mg19%
Potassium200mg6%
Protein8g16%
Calories from Fat150
% DAILY VALUE
Total Carbohydrate83g28%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars43g86%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(95)

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Jacob Hundt 4 days ago
Delightful. Used orange rather than lemon zest
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Biggs 17 Dec 2018
I had to make it as salt free as possible so it was a little lacking in flavor but still good I think I’ll add some cinnamon to the batter next time to spice it up a bit I used sour cream and was really impressed I wouldn’t add quite so many blue berries next time
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Karin Z. 7 Dec 2018
Great! But I doubled it and used 3 cups blueberries, 1/2 cup sunflower oil, half wheat and half white flour, half Greek plain yogurt and half rice milk and only 3/4 cup sugar I wouldn’t change a thing. Hubby said they were perfect!
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Jennie R. 2 Dec 2018
Excellent!!! I doubled the recipe and made big muffins!!
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Mash Monday M. 29 Nov 2018
Quirky but good Text
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Viktoria Wunder 10 Nov 2018
Ok, but the texture is not as thick as I‘d hoped (seeing the pictures of the recipe‘s final product). You might have to add some flour and, as I was using yoghurt, try to do them with sour cream.
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Ronnie Zielinski 29 Oct 2018
Excellent, I recommend using the sour cream.
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Lauren R. 11 Oct 2018
So delicious!! I used sour cream and they turned out light, fluffy and not too sweet.
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dani 9 Oct 2018
Delicious, moist, and very easy to make. I ised frozen blueberries and made the mistake of mixing them too hard, so a few broke in the batter, making it a little blue. It still tasted great. I am not a baker and I thought they still turned out great.
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Tuckey 7 Oct 2018
Very tasty . I love it .
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Meredith H. 7 Oct 2018
These are SO delicious and easy to make. I feel like a legit baker when I make them and they are always gobbled up by friends family and coworkers!
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Sara G. 23 Sep 2018
Best homemade muffins I have made/had. Doesn’t have that overly sickly sweet taste but I also used sour cream so that may have made the difference.
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Gohn 12 Sep 2018
Delicious! I loved the lemon flavor!
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Nora 29 Aug 2018
Very delicious! The lemon zest and sour cream make for a moist and flavorful muffin. The thick batter bakes into a tender texture, so don’t let the thickness fool you! Be careful not to over mix or over bake. I used the full 1.5 cups of blueberries which was just right. Wonderful recipe..
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L 27 Aug 2018
I used whole wheat flour to cut a few calories. Very good easy recipe.
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Becky G. 26 Aug 2018
These muffins turned out sooo good! I didn’t have a lemon but the still turned out perfectly.
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Claire Low 19 Aug 2018
Yummy and moist, not too sweet. Added some cinnamon to the sugar for sprinkling on top which added some flavour. Recipe yielded 10 muffins for me. Would add a little less blueberries, but personal preference as the recipe mentioned.
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Flor 15 Aug 2018
Amazing! I used a Big muffin tin perfect amount Happy!!
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Anna H. 8 Aug 2018
They came out beautifully, moist and delicious. I didnt have a lemon on hand but will be trying this recipe again.
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Lori 8 Aug 2018
It was very moist and tasty, lots of blueberries the way my husband likes them. I will make these again.
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Inna R. 6 Aug 2018
Best muffins I've ever made! Was a hit with the whole family:) Will be making them again. The only thing I did add a teaspoon of vanilla extract.
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Leah 27 Jul 2018
delicious! so easy and quick...used 1 1/2 cups blueberries so was very thick but turned out well
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karen 2 Jul 2018
Great moist muffins. Quick to make.
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toni lewis 29 Jun 2018
These muffins are the best that I’ve made so far! The yogurt with the lemon zest makes it so moist and not too sweet. Tasty!
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michellle foreman 24 Jun 2018
Really moist with a nice hint of lemon
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Susan Raulerson 18 Jun 2018
These were by far the best blueberry muffins I’ve ever made/had and I’ve tried a bunch!! Used sour cream and Greek vanilla yogurt. Also used King Arthur flour which is the best in my opinion.
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Janis Travis 17 Jun 2018
Good, needs a little more sugar😊
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Rosanne S. 12 Jun 2018
Very tasty I split the batter and used cut up strawberries as my grandson doesn't like blueberries. Would make again- thanks
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Sherrie328 8 Jun 2018
This turned out magnificent. Delicious and beautiful. So easy to make and perfect!!
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Toni C. 2 Jun 2018
OMG. Just... OMG. Sooooooo good. My mouth drools just thinking about these muffins. Super easy to make and they are simply THE BEST!! Everyone loves them.