Lemon blueberry muffins


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lemon blueberry muffins
Hey friends! Hope everyone had a nice Memorial Day. My family got together, we got some projects done around the house and I was busy baking!  I’ve been in a baking mood lately… which is NOT so good with summer just around the corner. ;) These lemon blueberry muffins I whipped up Sunday are divine. You must try them! They are totally worth it.
lemon blueberry

Sunday I filled this cute berry carton with blueberries and I just couldn’t resist taking a picture.  Doesn’t that picture just make you happy? :) After I took the picture I had to make blueberry muffins. It was a must! I took a family favorite recipe and added lemon + a yummy glaze on top. Mmm… glaze…

lemon blueberry muffins

Lemon blueberry muffins

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemon blueberry muffins
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 107 kcal
Author: Jamielyn

Lemon blueberry muffins - A family favorite recipe with lemon + a yummy glaze on top.



  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2-1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon rind


  1. In a large bowl whisk together milk, vegetable oil, egg, lemon extract and lemon rind. In a separate bowl combine flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and nutmeg. Mix the dry ingredients into the large bowl and stir until smooth. Fold in sour cream and blueberries.

  2. Preheat oven to 375. Fill cupcake pan with liners (or use a cooking spray) and fill with batter about 2/3 the way full. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove muffins from pan and allow to cool.

  3. Combine powdered sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl and drizzle over muffins.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon blueberry muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 107 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Potassium 70mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Sugars 9g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 1.3%
Calcium 3%
Iron 2.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



lemon blueberry muffins

These turned out DELICIOUS!! The sour cream makes them so soft and the glaze on top adds the perfect touch. Enjoy! If you’re in a reader and can’t view the recipe card click here.

You may also want to check out these yummy recipes { Coconut cupcakes with lemon – Blueberry muffins with crumb topping – Mini cheesecakes20 spring cupcakes }

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Jamielyn Nye

of I Heart Naptime

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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28 comments on “Lemon blueberry muffins”

  1. Oh my goodness, these combine my favourite things…lemon, blueberries, and carbs!!! I think I’ll whip up a batch today :) Thanks for the recipe!

  2. Ohhhh these look DEEEEE LISH!!! Must do this week!! Thanks for sharing!

  3. I can’t see the recipe anywhere. (And I’m on your actual site – not in a reader) Am I just lame or did something happen??

  4. I am on the actual blog and when I click on the recipe link it reloads the blog post. Please help! Those muffins look delish. I am pregnant and madly in love with anything lemon flavored.

  5. These look delicious, but I cannot see the recipe on your site.

  6. Jennifer Sollins Reply

    Lemon blue berry muffins are so delicious. I love this food because it is so soft to eat because of the sour cream. I really enjoy eating this one. I will try to cook this one and I will follow your recipe. Thanks for sharing this one.

  7. Prototype Mama Reply

    Im not the best baker but def. trying these!

  8. Those sound like the perfect breakfast! I love the combo of lemon and blueberry!

  9. Oh yummy! Two of my favorite flavors combined into one of my favorite treats! Thanks so much for the recipe. I am printing it out now and going to try it!

  10. these look delicious Jamielyn! :) such pretty photos!! Rebecca

  11. Oh my they look pretty and yummy!
    I am sharing these ones on my Facebook Page for sure.

    I’ve been thinking about you all day so I decided to stop by… Are you feeling any better? I hope you are!

    Anyways, I am not sure I’ll have a chance to stop by tomorrow to party so let me wish you a great weekend now just in case.



  12. Guess what I’m baking as I type this? Figured my little ones and I could pack them for my sons first grade picnic tomorrow. Of course, we’ll “test” a few just as soon as the cool from the oven.

  13. Lemon and blueberry is one of my fave combos, especially for summer! Will def be trying these :)

  14. Lemon rind is in the recipe but not in the list of ingredients
    1/2 Lemon ?? what specifically

  15. These muffins look so yummy that my 8-year-old daughter chose to make them for a school project. (They have to make something from scratch, advertise it to the class, and then “sell” it). Could you tell me how many muffins one batch makes? We need to make at least 20. Thanks!

  16. I made these last night, but I haven’t done the drizzle yet. It says 1/2 cup powdered sugar and then 1/2 lemon juice. 1/2 of what measurement for the lemon juice?

  17. I just made these muffins with my daughter. They are so delicious. I ate two already and I think I need a third one. This recipe is a keeper!

  18. Did you use frozen or fresh blueberries?

  19. Just wondering if the extract is mandatory, I have everything but that?!? Could I just use more lemons??

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