Zesty Lemon Blueberry Muffins: A Citrusy Delight
Indulge your taste buds in a symphony of flavors with these Zesty Lemon Blueberry Muffins. Created by the talented Elizabeth Rodriguez, this recipe is a true masterpiece that combines the bright, citrusy notes of lemons with the sweet and succulent taste of blueberries.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 large eggs
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- In another bowl, beat together the melted butter, sugar, eggs, milk, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla extract until well combined.
- Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined. Gently fold in the blueberries.
- Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin, filling each cup about two-thirds full.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins
These Zesty Lemon Blueberry Muffins are a burst of sunshine in every bite. The soft and moist texture combined with the citrusy kick from lemons and the burst of sweetness from blueberries make them a perfect treat for any occasion. Whether you enjoy them as a breakfast delight or a sweet ending to your day, these muffins are sure to leave your taste buds craving for more.
Nutrition (per muffin): Calories – 180 kcal | Carbohydrates – 25 g | Protein – 3 g | Fat – 8 g