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Blueberry Cream Cheese Muffins - 25+ Best Blueberry Recipes

Blueberry Cream Cheese Muffins

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins

Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/8 cup turbinado sugar
  • 1/8 cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place a muffin liner inside each opening of a large muffin pan. Spray each liner lightly with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the room temperature cream cheese and lemon zest until light and creamy. Add eggs and beat until smooth. Add milk, vanilla and melted butter and mix thoroughly.
  5. Pour the cream cheese mixture into the bowl with the flour mixture and using a large wooden spoon, mix until completely combined. Gently fold in the blueberries until evenly mixed in the batter.
  6. Using an ice cream scoop, spoon the batter evenly into the 12 prepared muffin cups.
  7. In a small bowl, combine the turbinado sugar, brown sugar and cinnamon. The sprinkle the tops generously with the sugar-cinnamon mixture.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the muffins are firm and just beginning to brown.
  9. Serve with butter while still warm.