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Quick Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Quick Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins are wonderful as part of a healthy and quick breakfast. The recipe can easily be doubled and the muffins can be frozen for later use.

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Quick Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins 1I love both fresh blueberries and muffins. Often times I will have a muffin and scrambled eggs for breakfast or I will just have a muffin as a mid-day snack. This particular recipe has been in my recipe box for years and is a great gluten free standard muffin recipe. You can simply leave out the blueberries for just a plain muffin or you can substitute the blueberries with fresh Bing cherries, fresh chopped apricots, dried pineapple chunks, etc… just use your imagination!

In addition, feel free to add additional ingredients like Bing cherries, fresh chopped apricots, dried pineapple chunks, and more.

If you allergic to corn, are on a  gluten free diet or if you are on a low sodium diet, you may be interested in a great product that I have personally used for years.

Hain Pure Foods Featherweight Baking Powder is sodium free, gluten free, corn free and aluminum free, and certified Kosher. The ingredients are simply Monocalcium Phosphate, Potato Starch, and Potassium Bicarbonate with no artificial additives or preservatives. It works perfectly and you will not taste a ‘tinny’ taste from using baking powder with aluminum in it.  

Quick Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Gently fold in blueberries and pecans

The mixture will be super dense and super thick and therefore you can be generous filling your muffin tin. 

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 – 30 minutes, or until golden brown on top and a toothpick comes out ‘clean’ when inserted into the center of the muffins. 

Quick Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Quick Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Allow the muffins to cool for 15 minutes, run a table knife around the edges to loosen the muffins from the muffin tin, then gently remove from pan and place on a cooling rack or cutting board. I placed my muffins on a large wooden cutting board with a sheet of waxed paper and allowed them to cool completely before storing them in an airtight container. The muffins freeze well so when you need a quick breakfast, just grab one out of the freezer and heat. 

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Quick Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Yields 12 muffins

A delicious gluten free blueberry muffin recipe.

10 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp gluten free baking powder
  • 1 tbsp ground flax meal
  • 1 cup gluten free flour
  • 1 tbsp potato starch
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp shortening
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 pecans
  • 1/2 cup milk

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients: gluten free flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, potato starch and flax meal.
  2. In a separate mixing bowl, combine eggs, shortening, milk and vanilla.
  3. Stir wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  4. Gently stir in the chopped nuts and blueberries.
  5. Spoon into a well greased muffin tin.
  6. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  7. Serve warm.
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As you know, the presentation of food can be just as important as its taste! Therefore, owning a great set of ceramic dessert plates is a good idea.

I recently purchased a cute set and fell in love with them the moment I saw them.

dessert plates

dessert plates

 

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Another idea is to serve Quick Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins with a pad of butter and/or blueberry jam!

These muffins are absolutely delicious and your taste buds will say, “Thank you!”

Enjoy!

Linda

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  • Marissa Velasquez April 10, 2014, 10:40 am
    These muffins look amazing! I have been doing a lot of muffin recipes on my blog recently and will have to try these, as I have not gone down the gluten free path before! Thanks for sharing :)
    • Blessed Beyond Crazy April 10, 2014, 11:46 am
      Hi Marissa, My husband does not need to be on a gluten free diet, however, because I am gluten free he is usually eating the same foods as I am whenever we are home. Except for the texture, (gluten free recipes tends to be more dense and sometimes a little more crumbly than when using regular flour), he says that he can't tell any difference between the gluten free and regular baked products. Whenever I make a batch of muffins, neither one of us can wait until they are cool enough to remove from the pan. He loves them as much as I do. Thanks for visiting and I hope you enjoy trying these yummy blueberry muffins!

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