Summer Fruit Muffins


  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup golden caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1⅓ cup milk
  • 75 ml / 5 tbs olive oil (not extra virgin, yellow one)
  • 300g frozen summer fruits such as blackberries, raspberries, red currants and black currants
  • 2 tbs vanilla sugar


  • 12-14 paper or silicon muffin cases
  • muffin tray


  1. In a bowl mix all dry ingredients together: flour, baking powder, caster and vanilla sugars.
  2. In another bowl combine milk, olive oil and egg. Then add to the bowl with dry ingredients. Stir in fruits, but leave 12-14 berries aside.
  3. Fill muffin tray with muffin cases, then fill each muffin case with the dough. Top each muffin with a berry.
  4. Bake in preheated oven to 180°C (356°F) for about 25-30 minutes till golden brown. You may need reduce temperature towards the end if muffins are getting too brown.
  5. Enjoy cooled down or still hot.

This recipe makes 12-14 muffins.

Your thoughts…

  1. A cuppa and two, not one of these and I’d be set :smile:

  2. Mmmmmm….I love anything with berries:)

  3. oh those look absolutely lovely.
    xx fanny

  4. these look perfect! i’m always trying to find yummy muffin recipes, but have never made any with fruit!

  5. Gorgeous-looking muffins you’ve made there! Bet they were delicious.

  6. Those muffins look adorable. Thanks for the lovely inspiration :mrgreen:

  7. uhm.. these look really good Margot!
    can you believe i didn’t bring back any tamarind from Trinidad! what a dum dum.. now i’m kicking myself over here cuz i can’t make them!

  8. I just found your blog and it looks great! TONS of recipes I would like to try. These muffins look fantastic!

  9. Gorgeous muffins Margot & I bet they were so delicious :D

    Rosie x

  10. I saw these on Tastespotting (I think??) and fell in love. As a keen baker of muffins, I am already plotting what might go into these!

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