Blueberry and cinnamon muffins


250g self-raising flour

2 x 5ml spoon baking powder

1 x 5ml spoon cinnamon powder

100g caster sugar

250ml milk

1 egg

90ml oil

150g blueberries


Weighing scales, sieve, large bowl, measuring spoons, small bowl, fork, measuring jug, wooden spoon, muffin cases, muffin tin, oven gloves, cooling rack.


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC or gas mark 4.
  2. Sift the flour, baking powder, sugar and cinnamon into a large bowl.
  3. Whisk the egg in a small bowl using a fork.
  4. Pour the milk, oil and egg into the flour mixture and mix well to form a smooth batter.
  5. Stir in the blueberries.
  6. Spoon the mixture into the muffin cases.
  7. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes until the muffins have risen and are golden brown.
  8. Carefully take the muffins out of the tin and allow to cool on a cooling rack.

Top tips:

  • Try using other fruit such as cranberries, banana or apple.
  • Use drained canned fruit instead of fresh.


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