Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Looking for a delicious way to use up fresh blueberries after blueberry picking or stocking up during a sale? Whip up a quick and easy batch of the best blueberry muffin recipe!

Nothing is better tan taking a bite of a tender blueberry muffin, fresh from the oven. The warm blueberries explode with flavor!

I love making a double batch, and then freezing them for a quick and easy breakfast on busy morning! 

Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe
There is just something so comforting about blueberry muffins, fresh from the oven–YUM!

How To Make Blueberry Muffins

I love homemade muffin recipes, because they call for pantry staples that I usually have n hand, making for the perfect recipes for impromptu baking.

Generally, I prefer using fresh blueberries when I make blueberry muffins, but you can also use frozen blueberries.

This Blueberry Muffin Recipe: 

  • Yield: 12
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15-20 minutes
Best Blueberry Muffins REcipe
Don’t worry about the apple and chocolate chip muffins pictured withe the blueberry muffin ingredients! They are for two other variations of he basic muffin recipe, and will be up on the blog soon!

Ingredients – Blueberry Muffin Recipe:

Base:

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 cup oil, vegetable or canola
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen

Instructions – Blueberry Muffin Recipe: 

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2

Place liner in muffin tin.

Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe
Start by whisking your dry ingredients until they are fully combined.
Step 3

Whisk together dry ingredients, reserve 1-2 tablespoons of dry mixture.

Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe
I usually combine my wet ingredients separately, and then dig a “well” in my dry ingredient bowl to pour the wet ingredients into.
Step 4

Pour oil into a 1 cup glass measuring cup. 

Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe
Beat your egg before adding it to the oil.
Step 5

Beat egg and add to oil.

Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe

Step 6

Fill measuring cup to the 1 cup mark with milk. 

Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe
I like combining my wet and dry ingredients with a silicone spatula, and then mixing once more with a whisk, to make sure I break up any clumps of flour.
Step 7

Beat until well combined.

Step 8

Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until well combined, but don’t over mix. 

Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe
Keep blueberries from sticking together by sprinkling a bit of your dry mix onto them before combining them into the batter.
Step 9

Add berries to bowl and sprinkle with reserved dry mixture, toss to coat.

Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe

Step 10

Gently fold berries into batter.

Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe
Can’t you practically smell your blueberry muffins baking?
Step 11

Divide batter into muffin tin, fill.

Step 12

Bake at 400 degrees F for 15-20 or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe

Step 13

Serve warm or room temperature.

Step 14

Store leftovers in airtight container.

Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe
Make gluten free blueberry muffins by swapping out one ingredient!

Gluten Free Blueberry Muffin Recipe 

While there are a few yummy gluten free blueberry muffin box mixes out there, nothing beasts homemade muffins! 

It is so easy to convert this to a gluten free blueberry muffin recipe. All you have to do, is swap out the regular flour listed above for gluten free all-purpose flour.

Double check all of your ingredients, just to make sure they are free of gluten/ weren’t manufactured in a facility that handles wheat or gluten, to prevent cross-contamination.

Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe
Store your blueberry muffins 8in an airtight container to maintain freshness.

Can I Freeze Homemade Blueberry Muffins

Whenever I bake a big batch of blueberry muffins, I usually freeze most of them.

Muffins can thaw on the counter, but I like to microwave them for 5-10 seconds to warm them up and get that fresh-baked feel!

Freezing your muffins is a great way to make them last longer.

Yield: 12 Muffins

Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Best Blueberry Muffins Recipe

This blueberry muffin recipe is the best way to use up those extra blueberries that seem to accumulate over the summer, thanks to berry picking and and the farmers market!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes 15 seconds
Total Time 25 minutes 15 seconds

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ⅓ cup oil, vegetable or canola
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • 1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
    2. Place liner in muffin tin.
    3. Whisk together dry ingredients, reserve 1-2 tablespoons of dry mixture.
    4. Pour oil into a 1 cup glass measuring cup.
    5. Beat egg and add to oil.
    6. Fill measuring cup to the 1 cup mark with milk.
    7. Beat until well combined.
    8. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until well combined, but don’t over mix.
    9. Add berries to bowl and sprinkle with reserved dry mixture, toss to coat.
    10. Gently fold berries into batter.
    11. Divide batter into muffin tin, fill ⅔ full.
    12. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15-20 or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
    13. Serve warm or room temperature.
    14. Store leftovers in airtight container.

 

Easy Muffin Recipes

Muffin recipes are a quick and easy way to introduce kids to baking! You can easily sneak extra fruits and vegetables into muffins, too!

Do you like to add a streusel topping to your blueberry muffin recipe?

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