Do you like to eat muffins? Maybe you have tried many flavors already, but nothing beats blueberry muffins with a little taste of banana. You can see Blueberry Muffins alone when you are in a coffee shop, as it can easily have up to 7 teaspoons of sugar. While the Sugarproof Blueberry Muffin is somewhat special. These are sweetened with blueberries and bananas and do not come with too much sugar.
So if you want to know how to make Sugarproof Blueberry Banana Muffins on your own, then you’ve come into the right place. The recipe comes from the book Sugarproof by Drs. Michael Goran and Emily Ventura.
In this article, you will learn more about how to bake to share it with your loved ones. Check out the instructions so you can bake it ideally. This recipe is going to be one for the books, so this is a must-try!
Baking Blueberry Banana Muffins that are Sugarproof
Since the batter is made with almond flour and oats, you should know that it is high in fiber and protein. When you make the batter in a blender or a food processor is one of the best ways to give a light texture. However, if you don’t own one yet, don’t worry, as you can still make the mashing of the bananas through your hands or getting pre-ground oat flour.
You may also use whole rolled oats and mix the batter in a bowl. It’s pretty easy and will not require you too much of your time. This recipe is truly tested whether you use medium or large bananas. And if you are using small ones, you may consider adding an extra half or another banana piece. Here are the ingredients you should never miss.
- ¾ cup of rolled oats
- Oil for greasing the muffin tin
- One half teaspoon salt
- Four large eggs
- One half teaspoon baking soda
- Four medium or large bananas (ripe)
- Zest from a lemon (optional)
- A teaspoon of vanilla extract (with no added sugar)
- Almond flour (2 cups)
- Fresh blueberries – drained and rinsed well (1 cup)
Instructions to Make Sugarproof Blueberry Banana Muffins
This is the part that you’ve been waiting for. To bake Blueberry Banana Muffins successfully, here are the steps you should follow:
Preheat the oven to 350°F. While waiting for it to completely get warm, you may grease your muffin pans with oil or using paper liners
Next is to put the salt, oats, and baking soda in the food processor’s blender. Mix them until it gets even and ready for baking.
Add the bananas, eggs, lemon zest (if you want), and vanilla. Mix and process all of it until it gets smooth.
Put the almond flour and mix until it gets well-combined.
Pour on the batter into the muffin cups, but make sure you fill it halfway. Sprinkle the blueberries in the muffin cups and distribute the rest of the batter. If there are remaining blueberries, gently press them into the batter to anchor them.
Now you’re ready to bake. Let it bake up to 30 minutes in the oven, or until it gets golden brown color. You may use a toothpick and insert it into the muffins to check the middle part if it comes out clean.
Once it’s completely baked after 30 minutes, allow it to cool for another 10 minutes before you remove it from the muffin cans. This is to avoid ruining the muffins and for ease in removing them.
Viola! Your muffins are ready to serve and ready to eat. It’s highly recommended to eat it while it’s hot and fresh.
Other Muffin Alternative
As the saying goes, ‘The more, the merrier.’ It also applies to food. Learning other muffin variations when baking blueberry is ideal, especially if you want to try something new for your sweet tooth. Here are the varieties you should know.
If you’re not into nuts, then go for nut-free zones. You only have to substitute 2 cups of almond flour for a half cup of coconut flour, for you will only need less coconut flour to absorb moisture.
You may also go for gluten-free rolled oats for ingredients. These are easy to find in the market.
You may also remove the blueberries and put one-half cup chopped nuts like pecans or walnuts in place. You can mix it with one-fourth teaspoon of spices like nutmeg or cardamom.
If you want to keep your muffins healthy, then go for the Vegan version. You just have to replace the four eggs with four flax eggs, mixed with 10 Tablespoons of water. Leave it for about 5 minutes before you add the batter.m.
With this, you only have to remove the oats and put in many almond flours for about two and a half cups.
Other Berry Muffins
If you want another choice of berries, then just replace the blueberries with your berry of choice. You may go for raspberry or strawberries too.
If you find blueberry muffins expensive whenever you are in a coffee shop or restaurant, why not make it your own? It’s very convenient, and it saves you a lot of money. You may also choose the berry of your choice and measure the ingredients well.
I hope the instructions in making the best Sugarproof Blueberry Banana Muffins have helped you when you plan to learn and bake. This recipe is a must-try, and I’m pretty sure your kids and loved ones will always come looking for this every now and then.
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