The Best Blueberry Muffins

"These are truly the best blueberry muffins I have ever made. I think that the secret is using honey instead of sugar for the sweetener. My daughter, who hates honey, begs me to make these!"
 
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photo by NoraMarie photo by NoraMarie
photo by NoraMarie
photo by Karen H. photo by Karen H.
photo by Karen H. photo by Karen H.
photo by Karen H. photo by Karen H.
photo by Karen H. photo by Karen H.
Ready In:
35mins
Ingredients:
11
Yields:
12 muffins
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ingredients

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directions

  • In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; stir in the lemon rind and blueberries.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the butter and honey.
  • Beat in the eggs; whisk in the milk.
  • Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients; pour in the milk mixture.
  • Stir just until no dry spots remain; do not overmix.
  • Spoon the batter into greased or paper cup-lined muffin cups, filling three-quarters full.
  • Bake in a 400 degree F oven 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch.
  • Let stand 10 minutes in the pan on a wire rack.

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Reviews

  1. LoriDe
    Has anyone struggled to get all the batter into 12 muffins? I ended up adding 2 small Pyrex cups since I still had batter despite filling beyond 3/4.
     
  2. Mary A.
    Very good, the honey lemon is a great combo and not too sweet. Baked at 350 for 20 minutes. perfect.
     
  3. M8R-1jaely
    Really good! I adjusted my temp to 350 and time to 25 minutes, based on someone else's review. I substituted a powdered-lemon product called True Lemon because I had no lemon zest on hand. They are not overly sweet, and they make a great breakfast food.
     
  4. ltdsaloon16r
    Nice tasty muffin, the honey is a nice addition and gives them great flavour. Thanks for sharing.
     
  5. NoraMarie
    These are good but I think next time I will bake them at 350 for 18 minutes.The sides were a little overdone at 18 min. at 400.Maybe its my oven.
     
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Tweaks

  1. Karen H.
    I added 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and topped them with turbinado sugar. They are delicious!!
     

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