Orange Blueberry Streusel Muffins and Giveaway Winner

Muffins are quick and easy to make. There is no need to bring out the huge mixer and it can be done in less than an hour and this includes washing up. Besides, it is a great breakfast item and a nice change from the regular slices of bread. As I had a few oranges lying around, I decided to incorporate it somehow. Blueberries are a favorite at our house and so in they went. This recipe is a keeper as we like the combination of orange and blueberries. The sour cream makes it really moist.

Before we move on to the recipe, I would like to thank all of you for your well wishes and for participating in my 1st Blog Anniversary Giveaway. I couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you for your encouragement and for cheering me on. The winner was chosen using the Random Number Generator in the order of comments on the post. The autographed copy of The Minnesota Table…drum roll please…goes to Alisha of The Ardent Epicure! Congratulations Alisha! I hope you enjoy the book as much as I do. Please email me with your address so that I can send you the book soon.


Now, let’s start cooking!

Orange Blueberry Streusel Muffins and Giveaway Winner
 
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Serves: 12 muffins
Ingredients
  • Dry Ingredients
  • 1½ cups (225g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Zest from one orange
Wet Ingredients
  • 1 large egg
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) canola oil
  • ¼ cup (60ml) sour cream
  • ¼ cup (60ml) freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ⅓ cup (75g) sugar
Mixed-ins
  • 1 cup blueberries
Streusel Topping
  • ¼ cup (40g) all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup (45g) brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a 12 standard size muffin pan with muffin liners. Combine all dry ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. In a separate bowl, combine streusel topping ingredients by cutting in the butter to resemble coarse bread crumbs.
  2. In a large bowl, add all wet ingredients. Using a hand whisk, whisk till combined. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Fold in blueberries. Divide batter evenly into lined muffin pan about ⅔ full.
  3. Sprinkle streusel mixture over top of unbaked muffins dividing evenly among them.
  4. Bake for 23 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of muffin comes out clean.
  5. Allow to cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Transfer muffins to wire rack to cool completely.


These muffins are also nice as an afternoon snack with a cup of tea.

Enjoy…..and have a wonderful day! 😎

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Comments

  1. says

    Very tempting mouth-watering photos! Gorgeous muffins. Orange and blueberry sounds so delicious together! YUM. Love your presentation too 😀

  2. says

    At first I was wondering what all those colours were from your muffin liners. Then I realized they were just part of the liners. Either way, these muffins look scrumptious. Love your addition of the streusel topping. Thanks for the opportunity on that giveaway. Congrats to Alisha! Have a great weekend, Biren!

  3. says

    Your muffins and photos are simply gorgeous Biren…
    I am so excited to get a chance to have these wonderful book, if you love it that much I know I will too :) Plus it was your 1st anniversary so it feels even more special. Thank you so much and again Happy Anniversary to you and Roti n Rice, big hugs,
    Alisha

  4. says

    Congratulations on your 1st. Blog Anniversary, Biren, and Congratulations to the lucky winner, Alisha!
    Such a coincidence, because I have almost the exact recipe for the blueberry muffins. Love it with the streusel topping as well.
    Your muffins look so pretty, and yummy…great photos!

  5. says

    I agree Biren, muffins are so quick to make and such a nice treat for breakfast that you can’t go wrong. I bet these were delicious with the orange and blueberry in them!

  6. says

    Hey Biren, these muffins look delicious, and I love recipes that don’t require a lot of machinery. Nice! Oh, and congrats to Alisha-that’s so nice she won. She really is a sweetheart!

  7. says

    Congratulations Biren and to Alisha for winning!

    Hi Biren, I was just showing off your blog to my husband, he was curious about the match a tea checkerboard cookies, my iPad won’t let me write match a, I think it’s funny but I have a weird sense of humor, I think. The blueberry muffins look yummy, wish I had one for breakfast right now!
    Would you mind sharing who helped you with your new blog design?
    Best wishes, Patty

    • Biren says

      Patty, you are a sweetie for showing your hubby my blog. :) I used the Amazing Grace theme by Vladimir Prelovac but did all the modifications on my own. I changed the header, tabs, colors, and front page display. It’s a great theme!

  8. says

    It’s amazing how one year have passed! Your blog is growing from strength to strength….fantastic! Congrats on the winner, Alisha. I’m sure she will enjoy the cook book. Love your muffins. Just what I need now 😀

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