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5 from 3 votes

Homemade Lemon blueberry muffins

Homemade Lemon blueberry muffins are soft and delicious. The fresh lemon zest enhances the blueberry flavor for a great treat.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade Lemon blueberry muffins
Servings: 12
Calories: 178kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar plus 1 tablespoon for muffin tops
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6 ounces fresh or frozen blueberries about 1 cup frozen blueberries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400º F
  • In a large bowl whisk flour, sugar, baking powder and salt,
  • Use a measuring cup that holds at least 1 cup and add vegetable oil, egg and then fill the cup to the 1-cup line with milk (about 1/3 to a ½ cup of milk).
  • Add vanilla and lemon zest and whisk until combined.
  • Add milk mixture to the bowl with flour and sugar then use a fork to combine. Do not over mix. (The muffin batter will be pretty thick).
  • Add blueberries and use a spatula or spoon to gently fold the blueberries into the muffin batter.
  • Divide the batter between the muffin cups filling about ½ full.
  • Sprinkle a little sugar on top of each muffin.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes

Nutrition

Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 39IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg