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The Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe

  • Author: Jean Van't Hul
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: Makes 12 regular-sized muffins and 12 mini muffins 1x


Delicious lemon-blueberry muffins!


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (or half all-purpose and half white wheat flour)
  • 1/3 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted then cooled somewhat
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • Zest from one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups blueberries, frozen or fresh


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit and line or grease the muffin tins.
  2. Whisk the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk the melted butter into the eggs. Add the yogurt, zest, and vanilla, and whisk some more.
  4. Combine the wet and dry ingredients, stirring just until combined. Fold in blueberries.
  5. Divide batter between muffin tin sections and sprinkle with sugar.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes. Test with toothpick; if it comes out clean, the muffins are done.