I’m a little bit obsessed with blueberries in the summertime and this recipe came about due to a surplus of almost overripe fruit. Although that was a few weeks ago now, and just today I have been portioning out 500g freezer bags and carefully squirrelling them away in the deep freeze like a desperate little rodent.
That surplus seems a long, long time away. Sigh.
If you’re not nearing the end of summer, and let’s face it, almost half my readers aren’t (hello northern hemisphere friends!), then frozen blueberries will work in a pinch. And by in a pinch, I mean they’ll do just fine. No, more than fine, they’ll be great. So don’t let that put you off.
The particular day I decided to make these not-too-sweet, could-almost-eat-for-breakfast muffins, I had a little helper in the kitchen…
I thought she was helping me style them. But…
Gottcha! She was knicking one for herself to snack on.
I just had to let her eat it after that cheeky effort :)
Are you a blueberry tragic too? And do you often have unhelpful helpers visiting your kitchen?
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Very oaty blueberry muffins
vegetable oil spray
250g (1.5 cups) plain flour
100g (1 cup) rolled oats
110g (1/2 cup) brown sugar, firmly packed
2 teaspoons baking powder
80ml (1/3 cup) coconut oil
250ml (1 cup) Vitasoy Oatmilk Honey Delight Flavour (or substitute plain oat milk)
230g (1.5 cups) blueberries, fresh or frozen
1. Heat the oven to 180C and spray a 12 hole muffin tin with vegetable oil.
2. Place the flour, oats, sugar and baking powder into a large bowl. Mix until well combined.
3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg and oatmilk. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Gently stir in the blueberries.
4. Divide the mixture evenly between the 12 muffin holes and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Allow to cool slightly before serving warm or at room temperature.
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