Baking, Breakfast, Muffins

Blueberry muffins

July 2, 2019

I wanted a nice fluffy, not too sweet blueberry muffin and these sure did hit the spot! I also get asked a lot for banana free baked recipes, I know I use banana a lot in my muffin and loaf recipes as it works so well to replace other ingredients with much higher point values, but I do try to create new ones often that are banana free ๐Ÿ™‚ These blueberry muffins are simple to make and definitely cured that “I just want a damn muffin” attitude haha, at 3 smart points each they are a nice guilt-free treat and freeze well too.

Blueberry muffin
Recipe type: Baking
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Serves: 12
3 freestyle, 4SP/3PP per muffin
  • 1¾ cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk (I used 1%)
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup non fat plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1¼ cup blueberries, I found frozen worked best as fresh blueberries can be too large and make a mess of the muffins
  1. Preheat oven to 350F and spray a 12 hole regular size muffin tin with some non stick cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl whisk together the egg and sugar, stir in milk, applesauce, yogurt and vanilla.
  3. Mix in the flour and baking powder, then slowly fold in the blueberries.
  4. Divide the batter over the 12 muffin cups and bake for approximately 22 minutes or until baked through.
  5. Let cool.. makes 12 muffins, best store in a sealed container and/or in the fridge
Freestyle SP- 3 using WW recipe builder
Smart Points- 4 using SP calculator
Points PLus- 3 using PP calculator
Nutritional info- Calories.. 105...Fat 1.2g...Sat fat 0.4g...Carbs 19.8g...Fiber 1g...Sugar 6.3g...Protein 3.5g using My Fitness Pal *Please note these numbers incl the blueberries, if using these numbers in your WW calculator you might get a higher point value


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    Reply Debra July 28, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    Do you think it would taste much different if I replaced 1/4 c sugar with 1/4 c Equate No Calorie Sweetener with Sucralose? I made this today and the taste is good to me. It reduces it to 2 SP.

    Love your website & recipes, BTW. I just started WW 10 days ago and am looking for some inspiration for cooking with CANADIAN products. I dearly wish I could get some of those low point products that are available in the US ๐Ÿ˜‰.

    Thanks, Debra T.

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      Reply Drizzle July 30, 2019 at 3:59 pm

      Hi Debra, glad you are enjoying the recipes.. I don’t bake with sweeteners as they typically upset my stomach but if you enjoy them then I’d say go for it, I imagine they will work just fine .. I don’t use too many products from the U.S and most I buy here ๐Ÿ™‚

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        Reply May March 9, 2020 at 8:59 pm

        These were good, but not quite what I was expecting. It was dense and chewy almost like mochi. Maybe it was just too much liquid. Still very tasty. I’ll have to make these again.

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    Reply Mae Farahani September 30, 2019 at 12:36 am

    HI there , what other flour do you recommend for blueberry muffins instead of white flour? I really want to avoid white one .
    Also , can Almond Milk be used instead of 1% milk ? Or using honey instead of sugar in the recipes ?

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      Reply Drizzle October 2, 2019 at 12:08 pm

      Hi Mae, yes you can substitute those and whole wheat flour should work just as well

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        Reply Mendy October 22, 2019 at 10:50 pm

        These are not glutin free. White flour is gluten. Why would you call these gluten free?

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          Reply Drizzle October 23, 2019 at 4:18 pm

          Hi Mendy, I’m sorry but can you please point out where I said they were GF???? I have never ever claimed to make a GF recipe in my life ๐Ÿ˜‰

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          Reply Erica Harper January 24, 2020 at 11:00 am

          You must have read guilt free & thought gluten free :). Guilt Gluten? I guess it’s in the eyes or the body of the beholder!

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            Drizzle January 26, 2020 at 12:53 pm

            Haha easily mistaken I guess ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Reply Emily October 24, 2019 at 1:55 pm

    Are these mini muffins or regular sized?

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      Reply Drizzle October 26, 2019 at 2:04 pm

      regular size muffins

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    Reply Jeanne Mello October 30, 2019 at 10:05 pm

    Hi. Love your recipes. Would these muffins work with almond or coconut flours? Thanks much!

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      Reply Drizzle November 2, 2019 at 1:58 pm

      Hi Jeanne, thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ I never bake with AF or CF I know they bake differently so all I can suggest is to try it and see

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    Reply Kaycee December 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Hey! Is it all purpose flour or self rising flour?


    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 2, 2020 at 2:06 pm

      I always use all-purpose flour for my muffins

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    Reply KM January 29, 2020 at 7:11 pm

    I followed the recipe and found these pretty dense and tasteless but my 1 and 3 year old loved them so Iโ€™ll keep making them.

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      Reply Drizzle January 31, 2020 at 7:30 pm

      Well I am glad to hear your littles enjoyed them ๐Ÿ™‚ my muffins are usually denser in texture due to ingredients used

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    Reply Leanna Hillmer February 2, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Made these, but I consider my muffin tin “regular” and even 9verfilling them I still made 20. I was writing to say say did you use mini muffin pans but the recipe states regular. So f it made 20 insytead of 12, whayt would be the points? I am assuming those 8 extra muffins should have been in the 12.

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      Reply Drizzle February 3, 2020 at 7:37 pm

      Hi, wow that’s crazy you had so much batter, yeah I made 12 regular size muffins, I don’t know the exact points on 20, my guess would be 1 less each, but you coud build the recipe in the WW app and put 20 as servings to get accurate point count

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    Reply Yo February 13, 2020 at 1:29 pm

    Hi! I made these and they were way too wet. I used almond milk instead of cows milk. Could this be why? I ended up baking them for twice the time you suggest but they ended up being wet and dense.

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      Reply Drizzle February 15, 2020 at 6:11 pm

      Hi, no the milk should not cause this, I’m not too sure, it is hard to say without being there, maybe the oven temp was off? They were definitely bake when I made them

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    Reply C0nnie Diaz June 21, 2020 at 3:03 pm

    Absolutely Delicious!!!

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      Reply Drizzle June 24, 2020 at 2:14 pm

      Glad you enjoyed the muffins Connie ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Annie August 31, 2020 at 8:26 pm

    I made these today and can’t wait to try them in the morning. They smell delicious!
    I have saved several of your recipes. I will have to try them all.
    Thank you!

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      Reply Drizzle September 1, 2020 at 12:57 pm

      Hi Annie, I hope you enjoy the muffins and I hope you continue to enjoy the recipes ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Kristi October 17, 2020 at 8:38 pm

    Can you freeze them

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      Reply Drizzle October 20, 2020 at 12:38 pm

      Yes all my muffins freeze well

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    Reply Kim November 12, 2020 at 8:15 am

    Cant wait to try this! Are smart points the Green plan ?

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      Reply Drizzle November 14, 2020 at 5:52 pm

      I hope you enjoy them, yes these muffins are the same points on all plans

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    Reply Debbie December 18, 2020 at 3:44 am

    Thank you for this website! Helps so much WW followers!! I only have flavored nonfat Greek yogurt at the moment (blueberry or peach). Would that work in a pinch?

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      Reply Drizzle December 18, 2020 at 4:25 pm

      Hi Debbie, yes you can definitely use a flavored one, hope you continue to enjoy the recipes ๐Ÿ™‚

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