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Nana's Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Muffins

This is possibly the best gluten free muffin I've ever tasted. A bakery style blueberry muffin, made with lemon zest and juice for a lovely citrus flavor.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword bakery style blueberry muffins, easy gluten free blueberry muffins, gluten free lemon blueberry muffins
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 muffins
Calories 298kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups my favorite gluten free flour blend
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted use vegan butter if you can't have dairy
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/3 cup almond milk
  • 1 large lemon zested and juiced
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar stir into blueberries before adding to batter

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a 6-cup muffin pan with cupcake liners. Set aside. (Note: I used "Tulip" cupcake liners which I found at my local grocery store, Kroger. They are also available online. It's important to use these liners if you want your muffins to rise up as shown in the photos in this post. Otherwise, if you use regular cupcake liners, they won't rise up as much but still taste delicious.)
  • Place the dry ingredients in a large bowl and stir to combine. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the milk and lemon juice. Add the beaten eggs and stir to combine. Pour into flour mixture. Add melted butter and mix until combined. Fold in the blueberries, sugar, and lemon zest. Pour the batter into the prepared muffin pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Makes a dozen muffins.

Notes

Note: Here is the recipe for My Favorite Homemade Gluten-free Flour Blend: 4 c. brown rice flour (520 g.); 2/3 c. tapioca flour (84 g.); 1 c. arrowroot flour (120 g.); 2 tsp. xantham gum (7 g.)

Nutrition

Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 415mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 407IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 2mg