Fluffy and Flavorful Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Ah, the delightful combination of tangy lemon zest and bursts of juicy blueberries nestled within a tender muffin—a true masterpiece that awakens your taste buds. In this recipe for Fluffy and Flavorful Lemon Blueberry Muffins, I’m excited to share a delightful treat that brings together the zesty freshness of lemons with the sweetness of ripe blueberries, creating a symphony of flavors and textures that will leave you craving for more.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Gently fold in the blueberries and lemon zest, ensuring they are evenly distributed.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, melted butter, Greek yogurt, egg, and vanilla extract.
  5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Be careful not to overmix; a few lumps are okay.
  6. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin, filling each cup about two-thirds full.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until the muffins are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

These Fluffy and Flavorful Lemon Blueberry Muffins are a delightful blend of tangy lemon and sweet blueberries, creating a burst of flavors in every bite. Perfect for breakfast or as a snack, these muffins are easy to make and sure to become a favorite!

Nutrition information: Calories: 180 | Total Fat: 6g | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 3g

As you indulge in these lemon blueberry muffins, the bright aroma of lemon zest mingles with the juicy bursts of blueberries, creating a harmonious balance of flavors. The muffins’ fluffy texture offers a satisfying bite, while the subtle tanginess of the lemon and the natural sweetness of the blueberries dance on your palate. These muffins are not only a treat for your taste buds but also a feast for your eyes, with the golden-brown tops and vibrant blueberry specks throughout.
Whether you enjoy them as a quick morning pick-me-up, an afternoon snack, or a delightful dessert, these Fluffy and Flavorful Lemon Blueberry Muffins are sure to bring a smile to your face. Share them with friends and family, and watch as their eyes light up with delight. With their irresistible taste and charming appearance, these muffins are a testament to the joy of baking and savoring simple pleasures.

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