Each on occasion I prefer to put up a recipe that’s based mostly on a childhood favourite of mine. And once I say favourite, I imply, actual deal butter and sugar baked up contemporary similar to one thing you’d discover out of a bakery.
Lots of you realize that Bold Kitchen strives to encourage you out and in of the kitchen. Meaning I share largely nutrient-dense recipes you can be ok with cooking and baking.
Nonetheless, it additionally signifies that I’m not afraid to problem you to bake one thing to really feel nostalgic (i.e. my well-known cinnamon rolls), or a deal with you need to impress somebody with, chill with a e book and a cup of espresso on a Sunday morning or serve at a household brunch (good day, Mom’s Day!) and be proud to say you’ve made it from scratch.
That’s the place the perfect blueberry muffins are available. I needed to give them a re-share this spring as a result of they’re simply THAT good. They give the impression of being and style like they’re contemporary out of a bakery with a stunning brown sugar crumb topping, and loads of taste due to a contact of vanilla, browned butter, milk, and naturally, juicy blueberries. They’re really distinctive, and I hope you get an opportunity to bake them for somebody you’re keen on. Or for your self…trigger baking is definitely my favourite type of remedy.
All the pieces you’ll must make the perfect blueberry muffins
That is the true deal, conventional blueberry muffin recipe utilizing good outdated butter, sugar and common flour. In the event you’re on the lookout for a more healthy and/or gluten free various, try these! In any other case, let’s get to this superb, nostalgic, best-ever blueberry muffin recipe. Right here’s what you’ll want:
- All goal flour: the base of those unbelievable blueberry muffins.
- Brown & white sugar: we’re utilizing each brown sugar and white sugar on this recipe for an exquisite sweetness that isn’t overpowering.
- Butter: for the proper quantity of moisture in these blueberry muffins. And sure, you’re going to brown it.
- Eggs: to assist bind these infants collectively.
- Milk: be at liberty to make use of any milk you need (dairy free if desired).
- Vanilla extract & almond extract: utilizing each vanilla and almond extracts provides these blueberry muffins that bakery taste you realize and love.
- Baking powder & salt: in order that these muffins bake up appropriately.
- Blueberries: for bursts of juicy blueberry in each chew. Be at liberty to make use of contemporary or frozen blueberries!
Can I make them gluten free?
I like to recommend utilizing my gluten free blueberry muffin recipe right here. Or you’ll be able to attempt subbing a 1:1 gluten free all goal flour. Please know I’ve not examined this substitute, however let me know within the feedback in case you attempt it!
Methods to make a crumb topping for blueberry muffins
Is there something higher than home made blueberry muffins with a crumb topping? The scrumptious streusel texture and taste are really what make these muffins additional particular. To make it:
- Combine the dry. In a medium bowl, combine collectively the flour and brown sugar.
- Stir within the butter. Add within the melted butter and stir along with a fork till it begins to type into crumbles and resembles pea-sized clumps. It’s possible you’ll want to make use of your palms/fingers to type into good crumbles. Cowl the bowl with plastic wrap and place within the fridge till prepared to make use of.
- Prime the muffins. When you’re executed mixing the remainder of the blueberry muffin batter you’ll merely add the crumb topping to every muffin earlier than baking.
Don’t overlook this secret ingredient
Brown butter! Oh yeah, we’re including brown butter to those superb blueberry muffins. It may appear intimidating, however it’s simpler than you assume. Discover ways to make brown butter right here, and get much more recipes utilizing wealthy brown butter right here!
Ideas for making home made blueberry muffins
- Use room temp elements. Ensure your brown butter is cooled earlier than utilizing it and convey your eggs to room temperature in order that they don’t coagulate with the butter. Merely run your eggs beneath heat water for a couple of minutes to deliver them to room temp.
- Don’t overmix the batter. Combine the dry elements into your moist elements till it’s simply mixed. In the event you overmix the batter your muffins might end up dense and nearly rubbery, which we don’t need.
- Use muffin liners & spray. I like to recommend spraying your muffin liners with a little bit of cooking spray to forestall any sticking.
How do you retain blueberries from sinking in muffins?
This is a crucial (however tremendous easy) a part of making these bakery-style blueberry muffins. When you add the blueberries you don’t need them to all pool on the backside.
To maintain them from sinking, you’ll merely toss them in about 2 tablespoons of flour earlier than gently folding them into your blueberry muffin batter. Straightforward!
Can I exploit frozen blueberries?
In the event you use frozen blueberries the batter might seize up a bit because of the temperature, however the muffins ought to nonetheless bake up superbly. I like to recommend sticking with contemporary blueberries if attainable!
Freezer-friendly blueberry muffins
These simple blueberry muffins are freezer-friendly! Merely wrap muffins individually in freezer-safe bags or retailer them in a big freezer bag. Once you’re able to take pleasure in them, reheat for 30-45 seconds within the microwave or just thaw them at room temperature.
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Finest Bakery Model Blueberry Muffins
One of the best bakery model blueberry muffins you may ever make! These unbelievable blueberry muffins with crumb topping are moist, completely candy and bursting with juicy blueberries. You may by no means want one other blueberry muffin recipe!
- For the topping:
all goal flour
packed brown sugar
- For the moist elements:
giant eggs, at room temperature
milk (any milk ought to work right here)
- Dry elements:
all goal flour
- For the combo in:
contemporary or frozen blueberries*
all goal flour
Preheat the oven to 400 levels F. Line a 12 cup muffin pan with liners and spray them with cooking spray.
Brown your butter: add ½ cup butter to a big saucepan and place over medium warmth. The butter will start to crackle, after which ultimately foam. Be sure you whisk continuously throughout this course of. After a few minutes, the butter will start to brown and switch a pleasant golden amber colour on the underside of the saucepan. Proceed to whisk and take away from warmth as quickly because the butter begins to brown and provides off a nutty aroma. Instantly switch the butter to a medium bowl to forestall burning, ensuring you scrape all of the brown butter bits from the underside of the pan. Put aside to chill for 10 minutes or till cool sufficient to the touch.
Whereas the brown butter cools, make the topping: in a medium bowl, combine collectively the flour, cinnamon and brown sugar. Add within the melted butter and stir along with a fork till it begins to type into crumbles and resembles pea-sized clumps. It’s possible you’ll want to make use of your palms/fingers to type into good crumbles. Cowl the bowl with plastic wrap and place within the fridge till prepared to make use of.
In a big bowl, whisk collectively flour, baking powder and salt. Put aside.
In a separate giant bowl, beat collectively the brown butter and sugar. Slowly add in eggs, one by one. (It’s essential your eggs are at room temperature right here, so you’ll want to run them beneath heat water for 1-2 minutes till now not chilly.) Subsequent add in your milk, vanilla, and almond extract, mixing till the moist elements are clean and effectively mixed. Slowly add in dry elements, mixing with a picket spoon till simply mixed. Don’t overmix.
Add blueberries and a pair of tablespoons of flour to a medium bowl and stir to coat the blueberries with flour. That is so the blueberries don’t fall to the underside of the muffins when baking. Gently fold blueberries into the muffin batter.
Divide batter evenly between the ready muffin pan. Sprinkle the topping on high. Bake for 23-28 minutes or till the tester comes out of the center clear. Permit muffins to chill for five minutes within the pan earlier than eradicating. Makes 12 muffins.
In the event you use frozen berries, the batter might seize up a bit and appear chilly, however don’t fret — they may nonetheless bake up superbly.
To make gluten free: I like to recommend utilizing my gluten free blueberry muffin recipe. Or you’ll be able to attempt subbing a 1:1 GF all goal flour. Please know I’ve not examined any subs.
To freeze: wrap muffins individually in freezer-safe bags or retailer them in a big freezer bag. Once you’re able to take pleasure in them, reheat for 30-45 seconds within the microwave or just thaw them at room temperature.
Servings: 12 muffins
Serving dimension: 1 muffin
Saturated fats: 6.7g
Recipe by: Monique Volz // Bold Kitchen | Pictures by: Eat Love Eats
This put up was initially printed on Could sixth, 2021, and republished on Could eighth, 2023.