Buttermilk blueberry muffins

The versatility of muffins means that there is a muffin for everyone to enjoy. As the summer weather arrives and blueberries come into season, a great baking option is buttermilk blueberry muffins. They have an amazingly soft texture thanks to the buttermilk, while the blueberries provide a nice pop of color and flavor. Those best in the summer, when blueberries are fresh, these muffins can easily be made year-round with frozen blueberries. If you have never tried blueberry muffins then you are in for a treat.

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Buttermilk blueberry muffins

 

This recipe makes 12 muffins, however, it can easily be doubled if you wish for more. These muffins can also be frozen so they can be made ahead of time and enjoyed weeks later.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 4 ounces butter, melted or 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (optional)

Directions

  1. Sift dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
  2. In another bowl, whisk eggs, buttermilk, and butter (or oil).
  3. Make a well in dry ingredients and pour in liquid ingredients, mixing quickly.
  4. Fold in blueberries
  5. Line a muffin tray with silicone muffin cups and fill to about 3/4 full.
  6. Bake at 400F for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.

Do you love blueberries? What’s your favorite way to use them?


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      They really are.

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    Yum! Blueberry muffins are my favorite. And these look delicious. I’ll have to make these someday for brunch. Thanks for sharing 😀

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      I hope you enjoy them when you do try them.

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    Blueberry muffins are a staple in our home, but I’ve never tried them with buttermilk! I’m thinking they will make a great treat for this weekend!

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      It changes the texture and flavor a bit but not too much. I hope you enjoy them!

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    We have a blueberry muffin Yankee Candle, which smells exactly as it should. Yours look delicious 🙂

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      Oh, nice. I love Yankee Candles but don’t own too many of them.

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    These sound so yummy! Blueberries are my favorite to add to muffins or pancakes. They are so delicious!
    Thanks for sharing!
    ~ Ray

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      I’ve never been a fan of them in pancakes, but love them in muffins.

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    I tend to overlook muffins in favour of cupcakes but I should give them more appreciation. These look so tasty!

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      Cupcakes are great as well. I tend to do muffins more often than cupcakes because I hate making the icing, haha. They really are good.

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      They really are delicious.

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    These look and sound simply delicious. Thanks for sharing.

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      They really are. If you love soft moist muffins with a ton of flavor, then these are the ones to make.

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      They are really good.

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      They are delicious. Agree, the blueberry flavor just makes the muffins the picture of perfection.

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    These look so tasty! Yum! I’ve not had a muffin in ages and now I really want one 🙂 Thank you for sharing the recipe and I love the colourful muffin cases! <3 xx

    Bexa | http://www.hellobexa.com

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      Give them a try, you won’t regret it. We make muffins almost weekly because they are great for breakfast and snacks.

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    These look absolutely delicious and I love using buttermilk in my recipes as it makes cakes so light and fluffy

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      Yes, I love how buttermilk can really change a recipe and make it light. Love putting it in recipes that call for regular milk just for that reason alone.

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