Blueberry muffins recipe

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  • Nut-free
makes: 12
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 15 min
Cooking: 30 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 203 kCal 10%
Fat 8g 11%
Carbohydrates 28g 10%
  -  of which Sugars 11g 12%
Protein 4g 8%
Salt 0.5g 8%
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  • These deliciously sweet blueberry muffins are ideal for brunch, picnics, or bake sales. Prepare a batch in just 15 minutes.

    It takes just four easy steps to make these blueberry muffins. These muffins are packed with sweet, tangy fresh blueberries. With a hint of vanilla, these flavoursome muffins are perfectly served slightly warm with a cup of tea or coffee. This recipe makes 12 soft, moist muffins.

    Ingredients

    • 100g butter
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 2 large eggs, beaten
    • 300g self-raising flour
    • 1tsp vanilla extract
    • 140ml milk
    • 1tsp baking powder
    • 150g fresh or dried blueberries

    Method

    • Line a muffin tray with paper muffin cases.

    • Cream the butter and sugar until fluffy then add in the eggs, one at a time.

    • Add the flour and baking powder to make a thick batter, then stir in the vanilla extract and milk.

    • Add the blueberries and spoon the mixture into the muffin cases. Bake for 15-20 mins at 180C, gas 4. Leave the blueberry muffins to cool in the tray for 10 mins before turning out.

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    Top tips for making blueberry muffins

    For the best blueberry muffins, don't over-mix the ingredients. A lumpy batter is perfect.

    If you want to stop your blueberries from sinking in muffins, coat the blueberries with a dusting of flour. The flour will help them to stick to the muffin mix and stay in place instead of sinking to the bottom when baking.

    Frozen berries work just as well as fresh berries, and may be less likely to burst during baking. If you’re unsure about cooking with frozen berries place them in some warm water to defrost.

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