Lemon-Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Delight in the refreshing combination of lemon and blueberries with these homemade streusel muffins. Each muffin is a perfect blend of tangy lemon zest and juicy blueberries, topped with a crunchy, buttery streusel. The use of buttermilk and yogurt in the batter ensures every bite is moist and tender.

Why You’ll Love This: These muffins are a fusion of vibrant flavors and textures, making them an ideal treat for breakfast or as a snack. The lemon’s zesty kick, paired with the sweetness of the blueberries, creates a delightful taste experience. The streusel topping adds a delightful crunch, contrasting the soft muffin base. These muffins are not just delicious but also visually appealing, perfect for impressing guests or treating yourself.

For the Streusel:

  • All-Purpose Flour: 1/3 cup (45g)
  • Granulated Sugar: 1/3 cup (65g)
  • Lemon Zest: 1 tsp
  • Cold Butter: 3 tbsp

For the Batter:

  • All-Purpose Flour: 2 cups (260g)
  • Baking Powder: 2 tsp
  • Salt: A pinch
  • Melted Butter: ½ cup (113g)
  • Granulated Sugar: 1 cup (200g)
  • Whole Plain Yogurt: ½ cup (125g)
  • Eggs: 2
  • Lemon (zest and juice): From 1 lemon
  • Vanilla Extract: 1 tsp
  • Lemon Extract (optional): ¼ tsp
  • Buttermilk: ¼ cup (60g)
  • Fresh Blueberries: 1 cup


  1. Prepare the Streusel:
    • Mix flour, sugar, and lemon zest in a bowl. Add cold butter, then use a fork to create a crumbly mixture. Set aside.
  2. Mix Dry Ingredients for Batter:
    • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl.
  3. Prepare the Batter:
    • In a medium bowl, whisk together melted butter and sugar. Blend in the yogurt. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
    • Stir in lemon zest, juice, vanilla, and lemon extract.
    • Gradually add the flour mixture (reserve ¼ cup), blending until smooth.
    • Incorporate buttermilk, remaining flour, and blueberries gently.
  4. Bake the Muffins:
    • Preheat your oven to 370°F (188°C). Line a muffin tray with paper liners.
    • Fill each liner with the batter using an ice cream scoop.
    • Sprinkle the streusel mixture evenly over the batter.
    • Bake for 23-27 minutes until golden brown.
  5. Cool and Serve:
    • Let the muffins cool for about an hour before serving. Enjoy them plain or with a blueberry glaze, accompanied by tea or coffee.

These Lemon-Blueberry Streusel Muffins, with their mouth-watering aroma and delectable taste, are sure to become a favorite in your recipe collection!

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