These beautiful blueberry and cranberry muffins are just the perfect way to celebrate Mother’s day all-year-round.

Gorgeous yet simple, delicious and tender, there’s everything to love about these Blueberry and Cranberry Muffins. They make such a lovely homemade treat to celebrate Mother’s day.

Blueberry Cranberry muffins - Mother's day easy recipe idea - by thepetitecook.comThis is an absolutely fool-proof basic muffin recipe. You only need to mix the dry ingredients  in one bowl, wet ingredients in another. Mix the two together and the job is done.

The batter is super easy and made with simple ingredients, plus you can have fun create different combinations. Try swapping blueberries for raspberries and strawberries for some more Summer flavors.

If fresh blueberries aren’t available, you can use frozen, the flavors won’t be compromised and they’re available all-year-round. I’ve used low-fat organic Greek yogurt, but you can easily substitute with the same amount of buttermilk (which makes supermoist muffins), milk or soy milk. All alternatives will deliver yummy and mouthwatering muffins.Blueberry muffins - Mother's day easy recipe idea - by thepetitecook.comDID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE?

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Blueberry & Cranberry Muffins
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
Dry ingredients:
  • 3 cups/ 375g all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsps baking powder
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp fresh orange zest
  • 1 cup/ 200gr demerara or granulated sugar
Wet ingredients:
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup/ 240ml low-fat greek yogurt (or milk/buttermilk/soy milk)
  • ½ cup/ 120ml light olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
Other:
  • 1 cup 200g fresh or frozen blueberries
  • ½ cup 50gr dried chopped cranberries
  • Sugar granella or coarse sugar for sprinkling (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheated oven to. Line a muffin tray with lining paper or spray with oil.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all dry ingredients until combined, about 20 seconds.
  3. In another bowl whisk the eggs well, until light and fluffy. Mix in yogurt, oil, and vanilla. The mixture will be pale and yellow.
  4. Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix everything together gently with a spatula. Mix just until all ingredients are combined and avoid to over mix the batter.
  5. Add in blueberries and cranberries and mix just until combined.
  6. Pour batter into prepared muffin tins, filling almost all the way to the top. Sprinkle the top with sugar, if you like.
  7. Bake at 425F/200C for 5 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375F/180C and continue to bake for 20-25 minutes or until lightly golden on top and centers appear set.
  8. Allow to cool for 10 minutes, then remove from the pan and serve.
  9. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
Notes
This recipe makes 6 bakery-style muffins or 10 regular.
You can substitute yogurt with milk, buttermilk, soy milk.

 

 

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