Quick and Delicious Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Here is a little taste from my childhood. Although I always want the best for my followers, I had to think twice about putting one of my moms best muffin recipes on my blog. But after all the pros and cons were thought out in my mind, I could not hide this one from you!

Growing up I vividly remember many mornings and evenings when these delicious blueberry streusel muffins would come out of the oven! My siblings and I would just go wild whenever we knew these muffins were being baked. We could not keep our hands off of them, even when they were piping hot out of the oven.

That probably explains why a lot of the time I burnt my tongue on the first bite! But regardless of how many times I injured my tongue on these blueberry muffins, I will always remember this great baking concoction of my moms. So thanks mom and I can’t wait for your next batch!

Makes 24 good sized muffs


½ cup               Butter, softened

1 ¼ cups         White sugar

2                         Eggs

1 tsp                  Grated lemon rind

4 cups              Flour

4 tsp                 Baking powder

½ tsp               Salt

1 ¼ cups        Milk, 1% or 2%

4 cups              Blueberries (fresh or frozen)

Streusel Topping:

¼ cup              White sugar

¼ cup              Flour

¼ cup              Butter, softened

½ tsp               Cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F and grease two muffin pans, set aside.
  • Mix all four ingredients for the streusel topping and mix together until crumbly, set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Mix for 2-3 minutes, should look light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time until each one is incorporated. Add lemon rind.
  • In another medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Add the flour mixture alternatively with milk in 3 additions to the butter mixture. Starting with half the flour mixture, adding all milk and ending with the second half of the flour. Stir each addition until incorporated. Do not overmix!
  • Fold in blueberries and place dough into prepared pans.
  • Sprinkle each muffin with the streusel topping.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean and indulge!

Fresh out of the oven

Pair with some extra blueberries and vanilla ice cream


4 responses to “Quick and Delicious Blueberry Streusel Muffins

  • MJ

    I think I gained 10lbs just looking at them…haha

  • Lily

    I’ll have to try making these! I made your banana muffins with toppings when Margaret came over for a visit and they were delicious! Do you have the cookie recipe with dried cranberries and white chocolate? I remembered they were really good. Great blog David!

    • TheMaleBaker

      Whats up Lily?! Good to see you are all into my blog. I do have a recipe that I will have to put up for those white chocolate and cranberries. I’ll tweak it and put it up soon! Glad you tried those banana muffins.

  • Elaine

    I’m so glad you decided to share this. I have thought about asking your Mom for the recipe ever since the last reunion when I tried one. Yummy!

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