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5 from 3 votes

Old Fashioned Blueberry Muffins

This old-fashioned blueberry muffin recipe is a delicious hit around here and perfect for using fresh or frozen blueberries. Made from scratch, these muffins are fluffy and tasty.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Cool5 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry muffins from scratch, fluffy blueberry muffins, grandma's old fashioned blueberry muffins, ingredients for blueberry muffins, old fashioned blueberry muffins
Servings: 24 muffins
Calories: 164kcal
Author: Beeyond Cereal


  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 ⅔ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 ¼ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 heaping cup blueberries (plus ¼ cup for topping)


  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F and line a muffin pan with paper liners.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add in the milk and vanilla and mix again until well blended.
  • Using a whisk or large rubber spatula stir in the baking powder, salt, and flour until no flour streaks remain. Be careful not to overwork the batter.
  • Gently fold in the blueberries.
  • Use a medium-sized cookie scoop or an ice cream scooper to fill each muffin cup ⅔rd of the way full. Top with some additional blueberries.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until a toothpick can be inserted and come out clean.
  • Remove the blueberry muffins from the pan and let them cool on a wire rack.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 28.4g | Protein: 2.9g | Fat: 4.6g | Saturated Fat: 2.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.4g | Cholesterol: 33.7mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 221.2mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 15.4g | Vitamin A: 42.8IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 95.4mg | Iron: 1mg