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These Blueberry Citrus Muffins Are The Ideal Healthy Sweet Treat

Ingredients
  • spray oil
  • 120g plain flour
  • 80g rolled oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp cardamom
  • orange zest from one orange
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 225g Glenisk Organic Greek Style Natural Yogurt
  • 100g Glenisk Organic Greek Style Blueberry Yogurt
  • 80g honey
  • 80g sugar
  • 60ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 140g blueberries
  • 25g coconut sugar
  • 25g desiccated coconut

Muffins don't have to be laden in chocolate, sugar and butter for them to be tasty. 

These citrus-infused blueberry muffins by Tang are different from your classic café bun, with a whole host of spices and fruits for ultimate flavour.

As well as a tasty after-dinner treat, they're also a handy breakfast option if you're in a rush. Just pop one in your bag and out the door!

This recipe makes nine delish muffins!

Instructions

Step 1

Preheat your oven to 180°C.

Step 2

Spray a muffin tray with baking spray or rub with oil.

Step 3

Fill two square sheets of greaseproof paper into the muffin trays as muffin cases.

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Step 4

In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cardamom, orange zest and salt. Set aside.

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Step 5

In a separate bowl, lightly beat the eggs.

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Step 6

Whisk in the Glenisk Greek Style Natural Yogurt, honey, sugar, almond milk, and vanilla extract, mixing until well combined.

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Step 7

Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, mixing gently until blended.

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Step 8

Toss the blueberries in one tbsp of flour to prevent them from bleeding or sinking to the bottom of the muffins. Then fold them into the batter.

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Step 9

Divide the batter evenly among the nine muffin cups, filling almost to the top.

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Step 10

Add desiccated coconut and a sprinkle of coconut sugar, if desired.

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Step 11

Bake for 20-22 minutes or until the tops of the muffins are firm to the touch. Insert a toothpick into the centre to make sure it comes out clean.

Step 12

Allow the muffins to cool in the pan for five minutes.

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Step 13

Serve with a dollop of Glenisk Blueberry Yogurt and drizzle with honey.

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A healthy alternative to your daily sweet treat!

Written By

Úna Harty

Úna is a Limerick hun who refers to everyone as either gal or pal. Despite the fact that she’s studying Nanoscience she loves a bitta theatre, a bitta writing and a bitta Gaeilge. You’ll find her in The George most nights of the week covered in glitter trying to keep the Harty Party going. Her diet mainly consists of chocolate, pizza and popcorn.

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