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Blueberry (Goat Cheese) Muffins


This weekend we finally got some great spring weather! It was also the Oriole’s home opening weekend, so a big group of friends went to the day game on Sunday. With a 1:35pm game, we had a pot-luck brunch before heading to Camden Yards. My contribution to brunch were these delicious Blueberry Muffins, with a secret ingredient…goat cheese!


The original recipe is from Coconut & Lime, but I’ve made a few changes. Mainly, I add some milk to thin the batter out a little and I use applesauce instead of blueberry puree.


The goat cheese in these muffins is subtle, but it really adds a unique flavor. My love for these muffins was confirmed by our house full of guests on Sunday…success!

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I usually use the little log of goat cheese, but goat cheese crumbles were on sale so I bought that instead. I can confirm that either the log or the crumbles work great for this recipe!

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I only have 1 muffin tin, and the batter makes more muffins than my tin will hold. So, I simply put the last 3 muffins in the oven as a second batch. If you have 2 muffins tins or a tin that holds more than 12 muffins (does that exhist?), you can cook them all in one batch. Be sure to let these cool a bit before serving.


Blueberry (Goat Cheese) Muffins

Prep time: 10min

Cook time: 14-18min per batch

Makes: 15 muffins

  • 2C all purpose flour
  • 3/4C sugar
  • 1t baking powder
  • 1t baking soda
  • 1/2t kosher salt
  • 4oz goat cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2C applesauce
  • 1/4C buter, melted
  • 1/2C milk
  • 1t vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 6oz blueberries
  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Mix dry ingredients until combined
  3. Add in wet ingredients
  4. Gently fold in blueberries
  5. Either lightly grease or line the muffin tin with wrappers
  6. Fill muffin tin with batter
  7. Bake for 14-18min, until browned on top
  8. Enjoy!

Question: What is the most surprising ingredient you’ve come across in a baking recipe?