Lemon and Blueberry Muffins

October 8, 2015Sew White

I love a blueberry in a cake. They work so well and aren’t too heavy to sink when baked especially cakes at this size. These muffins or cupcakes, whatever you want to call them, are so light and the fruit adds a sweet and sharpness which compliments the cakey texture. They are easy to make and would be a lovely thing to make with children as they don’t take too long and can be eaten as soon as they are cool enough to touch once out of the oven.

Sew White blueberry muffins 1

Ingredients – makes 12
-200g unsalted butter
-200g caster sugar
-4 medium eggs
-1 tablespoons of lemon juice
-200g self raising flour
-half a teaspoon of ground cinnamon

-tiny pinch of salt
-50ml of milk
-250g pack of blueberries

Method
-Line a 12 cupcake hole tin with cases.
-Preheat the oven to 180º/160ºfan.
-You can do this in a mixer or by hand. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
-Add the eggs and lemon juice and mix in.
-Sieve in the flour, salt, cinnamon and baking powder.
-Add the milk and stir.
-Add one tablespoon of mix into all the cases and add two or three blueberries and repeat. Stud the muffins with the remaining blueberries.
-Bake for 10-15 minutes until golden brown.

-Allow to cool for a few minutes before enjoying with a cup of tea.
-Enjoy!

Sew White blueberry muffins 2
The blueberries in these muffins definitely make these a health food right?!

6 Comments

  • Sarah

    October 11, 2015 at 5:38 pm

    Lemon and blueberry muffins are a heavenly combination. I haven’t made muffins in so long either – pinning! 🙂

    1. Sew White

      October 18, 2015 at 1:41 pm

      Thank you for pinning! I hope you get to make some soon. Delicious x

  • Janice

    October 11, 2015 at 7:40 pm

    These look so perfect, even the blueberries are evenly placed! They would make a nice lunch box treat and I’m sure they would also be popular for a bake sale.

    1. Sew White

      October 18, 2015 at 1:42 pm

      I would really like to say I spent ages placing them but i didn’t. The luck of the bake this time 🙂

  • Lucy @ BakingQueen74

    October 11, 2015 at 7:51 pm

    Yum, they look delicious! I love blueberries in cakes too, they work so well

    1. Sew White

      October 18, 2015 at 1:43 pm

      Thank you Lucy. Blueberries are such a surprising little fruit with so much punch of flavour.

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