Blueberry Muffins With Lemon Glaze (VIDEO)

Blueberry Muffins Recipe with Lemon Glaze

These lemon blueberry muffins are bursting with fresh blueberry flavor. They have a soft and moist crumb and puff up perfectly. The lemon glaze makes them completely irresistible and they always disappear fast!


Ingredients for Blueberry Muffins:

  • 2 eggs (large), room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup extra LIGHT olive oil not extra virgin
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour *measured correctly
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp lemon zest from 1 large lemon
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice from 1 large lemon
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries rinsed and dried

Optional (but highly necessary) Lemon Glaze Recipe:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice (use 1 1/2 to 2 Tbsp)
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest


How To Make Blueberry Muffins Recipe:

  1. Line a 12-count muffin/cupcake tin with cupcake liners. Preheat oven to 400˚F. In a large mixing bowl, beat together 2 eggs and 1 cup granulated sugar with electric mixer on high speed 5 minutes. It should be thick and light in color.

  2. Add 1 cup sour cream, 1/2 cup oil, 1 tsp vanilla and 1/4 tsp salt. Set the mixer to low speed and mix just until combined.
  3. In a small bowl, add 2 cups flour and 2 tsp baking powder and whisk to combine. Using a hand held whisk, add flour mixture into the batter 1/3 at a time, stirring with each addition just until incorporated. DO NOT OVERMIX or muffins can become dense.
  4. Add 2 tsp lemon zest 2 Tbsp lemon juice and whisk in just until combined. Use a spatula to fold in 1 1/2 cups blueberries, folding just until combined.
  5. Divide batter into muffin tin filling liners to the top or until all of the batter is used up. Bake at 400˚F for 20-22 minutes or until tops are golden and a toothpick inserted into the center come out clean without wet dough. Remove muffins from tin and cool on a wire rack until room temperature then drizzle with lemon glaze.

How to Make Lemon Glaze Recipe:

  1. In a small bowl, combine 1 cup powdered sugar, 1/2 tsp lemon zest and 1 1/2 to 2 Tbsp lemon juice, adding lemon juice until desired consistency is reached. Stir until smooth. To thin the glaze more, add a little lemon juice or water. To thicken, add a little more powdered sugar.

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