Alison Holst Blueberry Muffins Recipe

Alison Holst Blueberry Muffins

These Alison Holst Blueberry Muffins are a delightful treat, perfect for breakfast or a snack. Made with fresh or frozen blueberries, these muffins are moist and flavorful. The recipe, from Simon and Alison's favorite muffins and slices book, combines simple ingredients to create a classic and delicious muffin. The cinnamon sugar topping adds a sweet and spicy touch. Enjoy these blueberry muffins inspired by Alison Holst's muffin recipes from New Zealand, and explore other variations like banana blueberry muffins or lemon muffins.

Alison Holst Blueberry Muffins Ingredients

For the Muffins:

▪️ 2 cups flour
▪️ 4 teaspoons baking powder
▪️ 1 teaspoon cinnamon
▪️ ½ teaspoon salt
▪️ ¾ cup sugar
▪️ 100 grams butter
▪️ 1 cup milk
▪️ 1 large egg
▪️ 1 to 1½ cups fresh or frozen blueberries

For the Cinnamon Sugar:

▪️ 1 tablespoon sugar
▪️ ½ teaspoon cinnamon

How to make Alison Holst Blueberry Muffins

Step 1: Heat the oven to 220°C (430°F).

Step 2: Sieve the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and sugar into a large bowl.

Step 3: In another large bowl, warm the butter until just melted. Add the milk and egg, and beat to mix thoroughly.

Step 4: Prepare the blueberries. Add the dry mixture and the blueberries to the liquid mixture. Fold everything together without overmixing. The flour should be dampened but not smooth.

Step 5: Divide the mixture into 12 regular muffin tins that have been greased or coated with non-stick spray. Top with cinnamon sugar.

Step 6: Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until cooked.

Enjoy your Alison Holst Blueberry Muffins!

Overview of Alison Holst Blueberry Muffins

Category Details
Preparation Time10 minutes
Cooking Time12-15 minutes
Servings12 muffins
Nutritional InformationProtein: 3g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Fats: 8g
Main IngredientsFlour, blueberries, butter, milk
Sauce IngredientsNot applicable
Cooking MethodBaking
Meal CategoriesBreakfast, Snack
Key FlavorsSweet, fruity, spiced
TextureMoist, tender
Dietary InformationContains gluten, dairy, eggs
Allergen InformationContains dairy, eggs, gluten
Storage TipsStore in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.
Serving SuggestionsServe warm or at room temperature

Fun Facts about Alison Holst Blueberry Muffins

▪️ Alison Holst Blueberry Muffins are inspired by the famous New Zealand cook Alison Holst, known for her easy and delicious recipes.
▪️ Blueberries are high in antioxidants and add a nutritional boost to these muffins.

Alison Holst Blueberry Muffins Pairing Suggestions

▪️ Alison Holst Blueberry Muffins pair well with a hot cup of tea or coffee.
▪️ For a refreshing twist, try them with a glass of cold milk or a smoothie.
▪️ They also make a great addition to a brunch spread with other baked goods and fresh fruit.

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