Blueberry muffins recipe

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  • Nut-free






15 min


30 min

Follow our easy blueberry muffins recipe to make perfect muffins in only five simple steps. A real favourite with both grown-ups and kids, this blueberry muffins recipe is guaranteed to give you tasty treats.

As well as being ready in just a few simple steps, they're so moreish so you'll have to keep making new batches! This recipe makes 12 regular sized blueberry muffins and it will take you around 45 mins to prepare and cook them. This classic blueberry muffins recipe is perfect for beginners or if you're trying to teach your little ones how to cook. They’ll love helping you out to make delicious treats that they can eat later and even take a special dessert in their lunch box to school. These basic muffins will be ready in just a few easy steps, so this recipe really is as easy and simple as you could get! Once you've mastered this basic recipe you could try swapping the blueberries for other berries instead like raspberries, strawberries or blackberries - the options are endless! Any of them work a treat with this yummy muffin recipe, so you should give them all a try and pick your favourite. Or if you're feeling adventurous you could even mix them all in. Perfect to have with a hot drink on a weekend afternoon or for a weekday coffee morning get-together. So get the oven preheated and turn the kettle on… Love muffins? We've got more scrumptious muffin recipes here!


  • 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


  • 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.

Top tip for making Blueberry muffins

For the best blueberry muffins, don't over-mix the ingredients. A lumpy batter is perfect, so this is a great recipe to make with the kids.

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