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These blueberry and lemon muffins couldn’t be easier to make and taste delicious with the limoncello frosting! If you’re a fan of the Italian digestivo (after dinner drink) then you’ll adore these muffins!
This recipe makes 12 delicious muffins and is so simple to follow that everyone can get involved. You might have to put the limoncello away though so the kids don’t get their hands on it! They can certainly help mix it all together.
These muffins are a brand new favourite of mine! They are so yummy and incredibly moreish while being soft in texture. Those blueberries go really gooey too once baked giving the muffins extra flavour and texture.
If you want to make these muffins child friendly then simply don’t add the limoncello and replace with more fresh lemon.
I got the idea of the limoncello frosting when we were recently in Italy. We often got a complementary shot of limoncello at the end of our meal. Or if we were lucky then they would leave the whole bottle! Limoncello is a great after dinner drink and really cleanses your palette. It works so well here in these muffins, giving them a real zing!
I personally think the blueberry and lemon in these muffins work really well together and the flavours definitely complement each other. The muffins are great for an afternoon snack with a cuppa tea, I had one for my breakfast too so if you’re very busy and on the go then they are great to make a few batches at a time.
I decided that I didn’t want too much icing, unlike a cupcake. I think it was just enough as the muffins are not too sweet on their own and the limoncello frosting just gives them that extra bit of sweetness.
The basic muffin recipe can be use for other types of muffin. You can swap your blueberries for another type of berry such as blackberries, strawberries, cranberries or raspberries. What is your favourite sort of muffin? I’d love to hear about them in the comments below!
Tip: Get your limoncello here: http://amzn.to/2acpidk. Although you can buy it in some supermarkets, if you have an Amazon account you can get your limoncello delivered straight to your door!
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