Monday, 3 October 2011

Amazing blueberry muffins {with cinnamon crumble}

So I was looking through my recipes today and I found this recipe for blueberry muffins. I have tried so many different recipes for blueberry muffins, and they never work; they're always too dry, or lumpy, or over-mixed, or not enough blueberries. And then [said with profound gravity], there was the day I discovered this recipe [angels come out playing harps, and a golden light shines upon the recipe].
It hasn't failed me yet, and the cinnamon crumble on top is to die for.
Oh, and did I mention? They're incredibly easy to make too!!

Blueberry muffins {and cinnamon crumble}

1 1/2 cups of plain flour
3/4 cup of white sugar
Pinch of salt
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1/3 cup of vegetable oil (peanut oil is pretty good, but any tasteless oil will do)
1 egg
Milk (between 1/3 and 2/3 of a cup)
1 cup of blueberries (fresh always work best, but I use frozen, mostly)

1/2 cup of white sugar
1/3 cup of plain flour
1/4 cup of butter, softened until it's almost melted
1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon

  1. Heat oven to 200C (400F), and line the muffin tins with muffin papers.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in a medium bowl. Place the vegetable oil in a 1 cup measuring cup. Add the egg, then add the milk until it reaches 1 cup.
  3. Stir in the blueberries to coat with flour. Add the oil/egg/milk mixture and stir gently to combine.
  4. Fill the muffin papers almost to the top and sprinkle with the crumble.
  5. To make cinnamon crumble: mix the sugar, flour, butter and cinnamon in a small bowl with a fork until it resembles, well, crumble. Sort of like lumpy breadcrums.
  6. Bake the muffins (with crumble on them) for 25 minutes; serve warm.

Yes, it's not a great picture...I'll blame it on the lighting :)


  1. wow, that looks so good! i've only ever made blueberry muffins in a packet mix from woolworths : P

  2. haha, yeah they're not bad :P

  3. p.s. thanx for following me! :)

  4. i could disagree on that one!

  5. Hey Kenz.

    My blog has been deleted (forever) by google and so i've had to start a new one! :(

    Here's the address: hope you will follow my new diamonds and pearls!


  6. Hey Kenz,

    I just found your blog through Bri. I really like it and would love to follow it but my Google Account is being really irritating at the moment and won't let me. *SIGH!*

    Anyways, I love cooking and baking and do it all the time! My Blog:

    But totally NO pressure to visit it, hey?

    Izi :)