Lemon blueberry muffins

Containing only seven ingredients, that you're likely to have in your cupboard, these lemon blueberry muffins are a great bake to make!

Image credit: Easy Peasy Baking
Brought to you by UK Flour Millers

Delicious lemon blueberry muffins from the Easy Peasy Baking campaign, launched by Nabim.


Ingredients

  • 175 g unsalted butter, softened, plus 60 g extra for the buttercream
  • 175 g caster sugar
  • 3 free-range eggs
  • grated zest and juice of 1 lemon, separated
  • 200 g self-raising flour
  • 150 g blueberries
  • 250 g icing sugar, for the buttercream

Instructions

1
Preheat the oven to 180°C/Gas Mark 4 and line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases.
2
In a mixing bowl, cream together 175g (6oz) butter and caster sugar with the electric hand whisk. Add the eggs and whisk to combine.
3
Add the flour and lemon zest and mix until smooth, before stirring through the blueberries.
4
Divide the batter evenly between the paper cases, then bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until the muffins are golden and springy to touch in the centre.
5
Meanwhile, make the buttercream by mixing the remaining butter, icing sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
6
Once the muffins have cooled, ice them with the buttercream and top with more fresh blueberries.

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