Yogurt muffins recipe

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Yogurt muffins
  • healthy
  • healthy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories209 Kcal10%
Sugar17.2 g19%
Fat4.1 g6%
Saturated Fat0.8 g4%
Salt0.3 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein5.5 g11%
Carbohydrates36.4 g14%
Salt0.3 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Whip up a batch of these yogurt muffins by Bill Granger in just 35 minutes.

Make these yogurt muffins using a variety of ingredients; low-fat natural yogurt, buttermilk, and brown sugar. Pack these muffins with mixed berries such as strawberries and raspberries and are infuse them with cinnamon. Other great additions include blueberries, cherries, milk, or white chocolate chips.


  • 185g(6½ oz) self-raising flour
  • 150g (5½ oz) wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • 155g (5½ oz) firmly packed soft brown sugar
  • 250ml (9 fl oz) buttermilk
  • 125ml (4 fl oz) low-fat natural yogurt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2tbsp vegetable oil
  • 440g (15oz) chopped mixed berries (Bill likes strawberries and raspberries)




  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F, gas mark 4). Line a 12-hole, 125ml (4 fl oz) capacity muffin tin with paper cases.
  2. Sift the two flours and cinnamon together into a large bowl. Stir in the sugar and then make a well in the centre. Pour the buttermilk, yogurt, eggs and oil into a large bowl and whisk with a fork until just combined.
  3. Pour into the well in the dry ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon until just combined. Add the berries and stir until just combined (do not over-mix or your muffins will be tough).
  4. Spoon into the muffin tin and bake for 20 mins, or until golden.

Top tips for making yogurt muffins

This recipe uses low fat yogurt but you could easily swap for full fat if preferred - remember this will change the nutritional information however.

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Bill Granger
Australian chef, food writer and restaurateur

Bill Granger is an Australian chef and food writer who started his early career training as an artist in Sydney but his passion slowly moved to food and he became a self taught chef. By 1993, Bill decided to open his first restaurant, Bill's, in Sydney, that serves legendary breakfast. By 1996, he had opened two restaurants in the city which were both huge immediate successes, creating a name for himself as one to watch in Australia's food industry. Since then Bill is now the brains behind worldwide restaurant chain Granger & Co. with restaurants all over London, Australia, Tokoyo, Seoul and Hawaii and has written 11 best-selling cookbooks and recorded five cookery series, where he explores the produce, cuisines and locations across the world. It is apparent that Bill's sunny, relaxed approach to food is one of the reasons for his popularity across the world and also his love for making recipes that are hearty as well as  super quick and easy to follow. Like the sound of Bill's recipes? Check out our Bill Granger recipe collection.