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Cinnamon Blueberry Muffins Recipe

Cinnamon Blueberry Muffins Recipe

I prepare these muffins with the blueberries that grow wild along the rocky coast of Maine. I have worked on this recipe for several years and finally feel that I have it perfected.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries


  • 1. In a small bowl, mix milk and lemon juice; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Set aside. Add egg and oil to milk mixture. Gently stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Fold in blueberries.
  • 3. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 400° for 22-24 minutes or a toothpick inserted in the muffin comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 188 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 212mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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jennifer.sheremetta User ID: 4604333 232120
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2015

"This was my very first time making blueberry muffins and although I did make the recipe exactly as the directions called for, they did not have much taste at all AND they were quite "heavy". I did add a little cinnamon/sugar mix on the top for a little extra flavor, but I cant help but think maybe a little vanilla extract would have helped it along as well. 3 stars, no flavor, too heavy. Will make again, but with some adjustments."

kimspacc User ID: 1340117 229693
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2015

"Excellent! Very moist."

dmbjorge User ID: 8311910 229349
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2015

"I really didnt like the tast of it. The texture and everything seemed to have turned out great but it just had not taste at all."

aicenhour User ID: 4627743 46945
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2014

"These were great, but needed a little something extra. So I added a streusel topping! Yum! I also used whole fat buttermilk instead of making my own with the lemon juice and milk."

Cherie58 User ID: 7849227 202046
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2014

"easy to make and good flavor"

kcrihfield89 User ID: 5121811 46941
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2014

"So easy and delicious"

WendyHewitt User ID: 1363693 19952
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2014

"easy & quick to make"

kimsecrist User ID: 1091696 202045
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2013

"Good, not too sweet"

akamps User ID: 2979786 73842
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"This is possibly the best muffin recipe I've tried. I baked them about 22-23 min. In my oven."

julzrulz9 User ID: 7093746 40301
Reviewed May. 12, 2013

"Loved these muffins! Great recipe!"

seebs1977 User ID: 2032402 19950
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2013

"This looked so delicious, I doubled it! But I didn't have any oil, so I used 1/2 c. unsweetened applesauce instead. Also delicious with a sprinkle of streusel on top (xombine brown sugar, flour and cinnamon to taste)."

BarbiVee User ID: 6261512 18193
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2013

"Very good. The only I will do different next time is sprinkle some sugar on top prior to baking. Otherwise this is a very good blueberry muffin."

Roger Herrington User ID: 6812145 44461
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2012

"Love it. Only thing I added was a little honey butter on top. Will definately again."

dozer77 User ID: 5241414 13985
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2012

"Really good... I added extra blueberries because I had them and some chopped pecans because my husband likes nuts in his muffins.they turned out perfect."

[email protected] User ID: 1434071 39576
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2012

"I have made these several times and I really like them. They are easy to make. I usually put a little turbinado sugar on top which gives a little more sweetness. Today, I used mace in place of the cinnamon because I had bought some for another recipe. It is good, but I think I like the cinnamon better. I also added some lemon zest. I have always used fresh berries or ones I froze myself. I don't know how commercially frozen berries would work but the berries I have used hold their shape and juiciness very well."

kristials User ID: 3583335 19681
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2011

"I think these are delicious - not overly sweet like some muffins can get. The hubby said he likes his sweeter, but I would definitely make them for me and my daughter again!"

vermontbaker User ID: 6175472 45676
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2011

"I made a gluten-free version, so made a few alterations. I hope to post that recipe soon for you gluten-free bakers out there."

[email protected] User ID: 708237 46938
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2011

"Very light texture. Just a hint of cinnamon, not overpowering."

Aleece User ID: 1370193 44261
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2011

"Nice and easy! quick to make for breakfast and the kids liked them."

JCV4 User ID: 628113 13982
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2011

"I made these for some out-of-town guests who spent the weekend with us. They were a real hit! Very easy to make with little effort and had a nice homemade taste. Thanks!"

shirleyh1 User ID: 3530787 19664
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2011

"They delicious!! This recipe is a keeper for sure!!"

rhiler User ID: 2066529 20184
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2010

"I used half whole-wheat flour and mine turned out nicely. I will be using this recipe again for sure."

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