Jumbo Blueberry Muffins Recipe
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Jumbo Blueberry Muffins Recipe

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In Michigan there are lots of blueberries, so I enjoy trying recipes with them, like a jumbo version of a classic muffin. — Jackie Hannahs, Brethren, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Nutritional Facts

1 jumbo muffin: 375 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 289mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g 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 buttermilk and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture; stir just until moistened. Fold in blueberries.
  2. Fill greased or paper-lined jumbo muffin cups two-thirds full. Mix topping ingredients; sprinkle over tops. Bake 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 8 jumbo muffins.
For standard-size muffins: Make batter as directed; fill greased or paper-lined standard muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake in a preheated 400° oven for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Yield: about 16 standard muffins.
Originally published as Jumbo Blueberry Muffins in Taste of Home April/May 2013

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Reviewed Mar. 30, 2016

"These were good and loaded with blueberries. I kind of felt too many berries. Removing them from the muffin tin (I did not use liners) they kind of crumbled because there were pockets that were not held together because of a clump of berries and little batter. I may use 1/4 - 1/2 cup less berries next time. The berries I had were huge so smaller ones may make a difference too. I did toss the berries with some flour so they would not sink. I would increase the salt to 1/2 teaspoon too."

Reviewed Jan. 18, 2016

"Excellent! I will definitely make these again."

Reviewed Jul. 16, 2015

"Excellent !!!! I have made these muffins every week for the past month! Family, friends and co-workers rave over these! Thank you so much! My # 1 Blueberry muffin recipe, not to mention my only! :) Getting ready to make some now!"

Reviewed May. 2, 2015

"Very good recipe, loaded with berries (I used huckleberries for the blueberries). I made six jumbo muffins and about twelve mini muffins. I used coarse sugar on top which gave a nice bit of crunch."

Reviewed Feb. 11, 2015

"Will make again!"

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