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Blueberry muffins with a hint of fresh lemon zest adds a special flavor to these scrumptious muffins.
Heat oven to 375°F. Grease muffin pan cups or place paper baking cups into muffin pan cups; set aside.
Combine 1/2 cup sugar and butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add sour cream, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon lemon zest and egg. Continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
Combine flour and baking soda in medium bowl. Stir flour mixture into sour cream mixture just until moistened. Gently stir in blueberries. Spoon into prepared muffin pan cups.
Combine 1 tablespoon sugar and 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest in small bowl. Sprinkle about 1/4 teaspoon mixture on top of each muffin. Bake 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Absolutely delicious - was wondering if it could be made into a loaf cake?
This is an amazing recipe ! Simple and delicious ! The lemon zest adds an element of surprise! I get asked to bake these over and over by friends and family !
These muffins are the best recipe yet. They are moist and the hint of lemon gives them a wonderful flavor. Try some 'Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread' on them for an extra treat!
Awesome, I didn't have any sour cream so I substituted vanilla yogurt, I also added 1/2 cup of crushed blueberries. Really yummy
Moist and delicious!
All I can say is wonderful! This recipe comes out great everytime. I anxiously await blueberyy season each year in order to make this recipe with my fresh picked blueberries, The lemon highlights the flavor of the blueberries.
Highly recommend this! My family loves it! The combination of the fresh emon zest & juice along with the fresh blueberries really adds a wonderful flavor to the muffins. It definitely lives up to it's name as "Prize Winning".
Since my family loves blueberries, I added an extra 1/2 cup of fresh blueberries. They were delicious.
I really like the light lemon flavor in the muffins.
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