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Glazed Lemon Blueberry Muffins Recipe
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Glazed Lemon Blueberry Muffins Recipe

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Bursting with berries and drizzled with a light lemony glaze, these muffins are moist, tender and truly something special. This is one recipe you simply must try for family and friends. —Kathy Harding, Richmond, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:11 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 11 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • GLAZE:
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

1 muffin equals 327 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 166 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in milk, lemon juice and peel. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture just until moistened. Fold in blueberries.
  2. Fill paper-lined regular-size muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
  3. In a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, lemon juice, butter and vanilla; drizzle over warm muffins.
  4. Freeze option: Freeze cooled muffins in resealable plastic freezer bags. To use, thaw at room temperature or, if desired, microwave each muffin on high for 20-30 seconds or until heated through. Yield: 11 muffins.
Editor's Note: If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.
Originally published as Lemon-Blueberry Muffins in Simple & Delicious May 2010, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 muffin equals 327 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 166 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 6, 2015

"Beautiful muffins! Everyone loved these! Use fresh good!!!"

Reviewed Apr. 5, 2015

"These muffins are wonderful. I made them exactly as the recipe is written, using fresh berries. The texture is delicate, much finer than a packaged mix. The muffins are good without the glaze but they are amazing with the glaze. I will definitely make these again."

Reviewed Mar. 28, 2015

"So good! I cut the amount of glaze in half and found that it needed a lot of water to be thin enough to drizzle, but altogether it came out great! Definitely will be making again!"

Reviewed Mar. 8, 2015

"Delicious! I used 1/2 cup sugar, and that was sweet enough. All my neighbors love these muffins."

Reviewed Feb. 5, 2015

"Wow! These were fabulous! I used 1/4 C applesauce, and 1/4 C butter and baked them at 350. They were so light and tasty - thanks for sharing!"

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