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Super Simple White Chocolate Blueberry Muffins

5 from 1 vote
Sharon Berkowitz
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White chocolate blueberry muffins are a delightful fusion of sweet, creamy white chocolate and juicy bursts of blueberries, creating a heavenly treat that takes only 30 minutes to make!
Prep Time :10 minutes
Cook Time :20 minutes
Total Time :28 minutes
Servings: 12

INGREDIENTS
 

  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup/100 grams sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup/200 grams white chocolate
  • tablespoons/75 grams butter
  • 1 cup+1 tablespoon/150 grams flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch coarse salt
  • 1 cup/200 grams fresh blueberries
  • 2 teaspoons flour

Crumble:

  • ½ cup/60 grams flour
  • cup/70 grams sugar
  • 4 tablespoons/60 grams melted butter
  • Zest from one lemon
  • 1 pinch coarse salt

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F (175 C).
  • In a small bowl, combine the white chocolate and butter and melt it in the microwave for 10-20 seconds. Mix well.
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar and vanilla extract for 2-3 minutes until a foamy mixture is obtained. Add the melted white chocolate, flour, baking powder and salt and mix well.
  • In a small bowl, mix the blueberries with the flour (this helps them not sink to the bottom). Add the blueberries to the batter and gently fold.
  • Divide the batter into the 12 cups in the muffin pan.

Crumble:

  • In a bowl, combine the flour, melted butter, sugar, lemon zest and salt. Sprinkle a little crumble on top of each muffin.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until the muffins are golden on top and completely firm.

MY NOTES

chocolate blueberry muffins recipe
Credit: Sharon Berkowitz

Can I use frozen blueberries in this chocolate blueberry muffins recipe?

Yes! When using frozen blueberries in your muffin recipe, it’s important to keep a few things in mind:

🫐 Don’t thaw the blueberries. Adding frozen blueberries directly to the batter helps prevent them from releasing too much moisture, which can result in a denser texture.

🫐 Gently fold the frozen blueberries into the muffin batter. This helps prevent them from breaking apart and turning the batter blue.

🫐 Frozen blueberries may slightly increase the baking time of your muffins. Since they are frozen, they will cool down the batter slightly and may require an extra minute or two in the oven for the muffins to fully bake.

How do I prevent the chocolate from melting and becoming too gooey in the muffins?

🍫 Opt for chocolate chips instead of chopped chocolate, as they are specifically designed to hold their shape during baking and are less likely to melt completely.

🍫 Freeze the chocolate chips prior to adding them to the muffin batter.

🍫 Coat the chocolate chips lightly with a small amount of flour before adding them to the batter.

🍫 Distribute the chocolate chips evenly into the muffin batter.

🍫 Add the chocolate chips towards the end of the baking process. This way, they spend less time in contact with the warm batter.

chocolate blueberry muffins recipe
Credit: Sharon Berkowitz

How should I store chocolate blueberry muffins to keep them fresh?

For optimal freshness, it is important to follow proper storage guidelines for your chocolate blueberry muffins. Once they have completely cooled, you can begin the storage process. Avoid storing muffins while they are still warm, as this can lead to condensation forming inside the container, resulting in a soggy texture. Instead, choose an airtight container or a resealable plastic bag that is spacious enough to accommodate the muffins without squishing or overcrowding them. To further protect the muffins, consider lining the container with paper towels or parchment paper, as this will help absorb any excess moisture. It is generally recommended to store chocolate blueberry muffins at room temperature, as refrigeration can cause them to dry out more quickly and potentially alter their texture. By following these guidelines, you can extend the freshness of your muffins and enjoy them for up to 2 to 3 days.

chocolate blueberry muffins recipe
Credit: Sharon Berkowitz

Can I freeze chocolate blueberry muffins for longer storage?

To extend the shelf life of chocolate blueberry muffins, freezing is an option. Follow these proper steps for freezing: Allow the muffins to cool completely on a wire rack, then individually wrap them in plastic wrap or place them in airtight freezer bags. If using a large freezer bag, separate the muffins with parchment paper to prevent sticking. Label and date the packaging, noting the type of muffin (blueberry) for easy identification. Lay the wrapped or bagged muffins flat in the freezer to maintain their shape. When you’re ready to enjoy the frozen muffins, thaw them at room temperature or reheat them in the microwave or oven until warmed through. Keep in mind that frozen blueberry muffins can be stored for up to 3 months, but it’s best to consume them within 1-2 months for optimal quality and taste.

chocolate blueberry muffins recipe
Credit: Sharon Berkowitz

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