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blueberry muffins

Mornings can be a challenge, especially when school is in session. You have kids that need to get out of bed, get dressed, and most importantly eat breakfast. At least that's how it all plays out in my house. Until I started making these magnificent muffins! A bright lemon flavor and juicy blueberries make these hearty muffins the perfect thing for a great on-the-go breakfast. Make a bunch and freeze for future eats. Here's how you make them.

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Tasty Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Bright lemon flavor and juicy blueberries make these hearty muffins the perfect addition to any brunch!

Prep: 20 minutes

Bake: 16 to 18 minutes at 350°F

Cool: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 recipe Almond Crumb Topping (below, optional)

Instructions:

PREP:

  1. PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Line muffin pan with 12 Reynolds® StayBrite® Baking Cups; set aside.
  2. STIR together flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. WHISK together eggs, sugar, milk, oil, lemon zest, and vanilla in a large bowl. Stir in flour mixture just until combined. Fold in blueberries.
  4. SPOON batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each about three-fourths full. If desired, sprinkle Almond Crumb Topping over tops of muffins.

COOK:

  1. BAKE 16 to 18 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the centers comes out clean. Cool in muffin pan on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove muffins from muffin pan. Cool slightly and serve warm.

Almond Crumb Topping

WHISK together 1/3 cup all-purpose flour, 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar, and 2 tablespoons finely chopped almonds in a small bowl. Using fingers, work in 2 tablespoons cold butter, chopped, until crumbs are formed.

REYNOLDS KITCHENS TIP:

Two fruits are better than one with these tasty blueberry lemon muffins! Bake beautiful cupcakes using Reynolds StayBrite Baking Cups -- the vibrant and colorful designs won’t fade in the oven!

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