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Really Yummy Blueberry Fruit Muffins

Shared by: Village Feast
Recipe origin: Australia

Ahem, so firstly, sorry for my blogging absence…life has been a little hectic of late, and the only kind of recipe I seem to have time for at the moment is the quick and easy kind.

So inspired by the fabulous Donna Hay, these blueberry fruit muffins are especially tasty and surprisingly quick and easy to make too!

The original recipe is made with blueberries only, however, in an effort to keep the sugar content to a minimum (so that my little monkey could enjoy) I combined 200g of blueberries with a mashed banana and a few heaped tablespoons of pureed apples (Bastian’s leftover breaky).

These muffins would taste equally good with any combination of mixed berries, like raspberries and strawberries, or you could try pear and even mango – just use whatever is in season!



Serves 12

2 1/3 cups (300g) self-raising flour, sifted1 teaspoon baking powder
1/3 cup (70g) caster (superfine) sugar
½ cup (125ml) vegetable oil
1 free-range or organic egg
½ cup (125ml) milk
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
200g fresh or frozen blueberries (or 300g if making blueberry only muffins)
1 medium banana, mashed
2 heaped tablespoons (40g) apple puree or sauce
Zest of 1 lemon

Icing sugar to serve (optional)

1) Preheat oven to 175°C. Grease or line with paper patty cases a 12-hole ½-cup capacity (125ml) muffin tin.

2) Place the flour, baking powder and sugar in a bowl.

3) Place the oil, egg, milk and vanilla in a separate bowl and whisk to combine.

4) Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined using a fork.

5) Add the blueberries, banana and apple (or just 300g blueberries), lemon zest and mix to combine.

6) Spoon mixture into prepared muffin tin. Bake for 35 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Remove from tin and cool on a wire rack.

Tip: Make up your own combination and use any mix of seasonal fruits. If using caned fruits, make sure the fruit is strained and the total weight is 300g (note: you may need to add another 1/2 cup of sugar if not using naturally sweet fruits like banana, apple or pear).

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3 Comments  |   Add a comment

  1. Elizabeth

    It’s so wonderful to see your new post! I’ve been following Village Feast since your Kozinjak recipe (which I made this last Easter – mum loved it, which is a sure sign of succes!) – and was wondering if you’d return. So happy that you have. :)

  2. GST Training

    Awesome work.Just wanted to drop a comment and say I am new to your blog and really like what I am reading.Thanks for the share

  3. Milka

    I love recipes. I make the Kozinak and it turns out perfect each time and so delicious. Your blueberry muffins are amazing too.

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