Lemon Blueberry Streusel Muffins
Sweet citrusy muffins studded with fresh blueberries and topped with a buttery streusel.
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Are you over winter yet? Take a bite of these delicious Lemon Blueberry Streusel Muffins for a burst of flavor and sunshine (and a delicious lemon glaze)! Topped with a simple lemon streusel, they have a bit of a crunch, and the drizzle is literally the icing on the cake.

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These delicious bakery-style Lemon Blueberry Muffins are soft and moist and have a delicious hint of lemon. The buttery streusel and sweet lemon glaze will melt in your mouth.

Hi friends, it’s Jackie from TheSeasideBaker.com back with another delicious recipe!

Here’s a bit of a backstory about me. I grew up in between Hawaii and San Diego. I was an exchange student in Switzerland and met the love of my life…and married him! After a few years of living in Switzerland, we moved back to San Diego.

Lemon Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Because all of my husband’s family is in Europe, most of our vacations are back to Switzerland to see family. This past winter we spent a month in the beautiful snow villages in between the Swiss and French Alps.

It was absolutely beautiful, but after about 2 weeks, I missed my sunshine! I could not wait to get home and catch some vitamin D.

Spooning lemon glaze on Lemon Blueberry Muffins

So these Lemon Blueberry Streusel Muffins are for all you folks that need a bit of sunshine. After one bite, you can almost taste Spring on the horizon with the scent of the lemon zest.

The fresh blueberries pop while baking creating a mouthwateringly delicious lemon blueberry muffin. Topped with a simple lemon streusel, they have a bit of a crunch, and the drizzle is literally the icing on the cake.

Looking for another easy Blueberry Muffin Recipe, this one is so easy and made with fresh blueberries or canned!

If you are in need of a simple recipe that is quick to make and perfect for breakfast, snack, or dessert, these Lemon Blueberry Streusel Muffins are it. Another favorite to check out is our Chocolate Frosted Baked Donuts. These make a a great snack or even a quick breakfast treat!

Lemon is one of my favorite ingredients, so scroll down to check out my other favorite recipes. Enjoy!

Lemon Blueberry Streusel Muffins

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How to make Lemon Zest

  1. Wash lemon in water and dry
  2. If you have (affiliate) a Microplane, that is ideal, if not a box grater will also work. Worst-case scenario, use a vegetable peeler.
  3. Grate the lemon from top of the grater to bottom and rotate. You want to remove just the outer layer, avoiding the white pith (so just grate each portion one time.)

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Lemon Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Serves — 24
Sweet citrusy muffins studded with fresh blueberries and topped with a buttery streusel.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Ingredients
  

Muffins

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • teaspoon salt
  • 4 large eggs slightly beaten
  • 1 cups sour cream room temperature
  • 1 cups oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 ½ cups blueberries fresh or frozen

Streusel Topping

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup cold butter unsalted
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest

Lemon Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 muffin tins with cupcake liners or spray with nonstick cooking spray.

Muffins

  • In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients.
  • Create a well in the middle of the dry ingredients, pour in wet ingredients (except blueberries).
  • Whisk until smooth.
  • Fold in blueberries.
  • Fill each cupcake liner 2/3 of the way full.

Streusel Topping-

  • Combine flour, sugar, and lemon zest.
  • Cut butter in, using a pastry cutter, until small pea sized balls form.
  • Sprinkle topping over muffin tops.
  • Bake muffins at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 
  • Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack.

Lemon Glaze-

  • Whisk together powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
  • Pour over cooled cupcakes.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 53mg | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 2.4mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.1mg
Jennifer Fishkind

About Jenn

Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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