Blueberry Muffins recipe - light and bright

blueberry muffins - light recipe

Here's a new take on an all time favourite - a light version of blissfully delicious muffins, bursting with fresh blueberries. Curb your muffin cravings with this quick and easy recipe. 

Bonus: Superfoods' Superstar! This cute little fruit is an antioxidant powerhouse. 

Light Blueberry Muffins

5 tablespoons coconut oil, liquid
2 cups (220 g) self-raising flour 
1 cup (110 g) wholemeal flour 
2 teaspoons baking powder
zest of ½ lemon, grated
150 g coconut sugar (or other brown sugar)
1 small very ripe banana, mashed
1 large egg
300 ml buttermilk
2 cups fresh blueberries

12-hole muffin tin or paper/silicon cases


Preheat oven to 200'C (400'F). 

Mix together flour, baking powder, lemon zest and sugar. 

Stir the sugar and instant coffee into the cooled chocolate, add vanilla extract and buttermilk. 

In a separate bowl beat the egg, stir in mashed banana, buttermilk and coconut oil. Stir the mixture into the flour mix. Again, stir lightly using a wooden spoon, leaving small lumps, don't overmix. 

Gently toss in the blueberries, stir avoiding too much crushing. 

Spoon the mixture into the tin or muffin cases, filling them close to the top.

Bake for 20-25 minutes until risen and golden brown. 


Makes 12

Per muffin:
206 calories
36 g carbohydrate / of which 16g sugar
6 g fat
5 g protein
5 g fibre

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