Saturday, September 6, 2014

Molasses Blueberry Muffins...With 10 variations

Molasses Blueberry Muffins: The only blueberry muffin recipe you will ever need with ten variations to step it up.


  • 3 cups flour, spooned in
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • ¼ cup canola or grape seed oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups blueberries


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F and line muffin tins with papers.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together liquid ingredients.
  3. In a large bowl whisk dry ingredients.
  4. Add liquid mixture to dry ingredients and stir gently 2-3 times. Add the berries and mix just until the flour is moistened. (Mixing should be held to a minimum – a light stirring for 10 to 20 seconds. Batter will be lumpy and will break into course globs.
  5. Pour into muffin cups and fill to the top.
  6. Bake at once until golden brown, about 20 minutes. (If muffins remain in the tins a few moments after leaving the oven, they will be easier to remove.)

Go ahead, experiment. They’re delicious when made just as the recipe is written but if you like to make blueberry muffins often it’s great to have options to shake it up a bit.


  1. Butterfly ,
    The muffins look great , I bet they are delicious . Why not add some pecan or walnuts or raisins and you will have three more variations .do you make enough for your dear husband sneak a couple ? Now that is when the fun begins .Hope your weekend is going well .

  2. These sound luscious! Thanks for sharing!

    1. You are most welcome.
      They are very good Nellie. My family likes their sweets but I don't like really complicated recipes. The simpler...the better.
      Thankyou for commenting

  3. Hi HB
    Nuts and raisins are an awesome addition and I can think of half a dozen more good ones dates or figs for example. I actually didn't know where to stop with the variations. Maybe I should go back and add some more. Brian is the muffin man. If he didn't eat muffins he would get very little fiber in his diet. He hates fiber.
    Luv butterfly


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