Blueberry muffins

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Enjoy these easy-to-make blueberry muffins and once you've mastered the recipe, experiment with other berries and flavours

Blueberry muffins

SERVES

8

PEOPLE

PREP TIME

45

MINUTES

COOKING TIME

25

MINUTES

CUISINE

American

COURSE

Baking

Method

  1. Have a muffin tray ready lined with muffin papers.

  2. Preheat the oven at 200°C/400°F/gas mark 4-5.

  3. Sieve the flour, salt, baking powder in a bowl. Stir in the sugar. Rub in the butter until it looks like breadcrumbs.

  4. Combine the beaten egg, vanilla essence and milk and add to the dry mixture.

  5. Combine with a fork to give a wet consistency.

  6. Fold in the blueberries or raspberries gently.

  7. Spoon into the muffin cases.

  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes until well-risen and golden.

  9. Cool on a wire rack and dust with icing sugar.

Ingredients

  • 225g  white flour

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 1 level tbsp baking powder

  • 140g caster sugar

  • 85g  butter

  • 1 egg

  • ½ tsp vanilla essence

  • 170ml  milk

  • 110g  blueberries or raspberries

Method

  1. Have a muffin tray ready lined with muffin papers.

  2. Preheat the oven at 200°C/400°F/gas mark 4-5.

  3. Sieve the flour, salt, baking powder in a bowl. Stir in the sugar. Rub in the butter until it looks like breadcrumbs.

  4. Combine the beaten egg, vanilla essence and milk and add to the dry mixture.

  5. Combine with a fork to give a wet consistency.

  6. Fold in the blueberries or raspberries gently.

  7. Spoon into the muffin cases.

  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes until well-risen and golden.

  9. Cool on a wire rack and dust with icing sugar.