Blueberry Cornbread Muffins with a touch of honey | The Worktop

Blueberry Cornbread Muffins

Enjoy one of the traditional Thanksgiving side dishes -- cornbread -- as a breakfast item! These Blueberry Cornbread Muffins are a real treat.
Course Breads and Muffins, Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 256kcal
Author The Worktop


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (210 grams)
  • 1 cup cornmeal (160 grams) (maize meal)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup frozen corn (125 grams) - thawed at room temperature for 30 minutes
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk (185 grams)
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar (60 grams)
  • 1/4 cup clear honey (85 grams)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (113 grams) - melted and cooled
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries (160 grams)
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar


  • Preheat oven to 400°F / 205°C. Line a muffin tin with baking cups.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  • In a food processor, process the corn, buttermilk, brown sugar, and honey until combined, about 5 seconds. Add eggs and process until well combined, another 5 seconds. There will be small lumps of corn remaining.
  • Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients and pour the corn mixture into the well. Fold a few times to start combining. Add in the melted butter and blueberries. Fold until the wet ingredients are just moistened.
  • Evenly divide the batter into the muffin cups. Sprinkle the granulated sugar evenly on top.
  • Bake the muffins until the tops of the muffins are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the middle of the muffins come out clean, about 22-25 minutes.
  • Allow to cool in the pan for about 5 minutes, then transfer the muffins to a cooling rack to further cool. Serve the muffins warm with a touch of honey.


Recipe adapted from Cook's Illustrated The Science of Good Cooking.


Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 208mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 6.2% | Vitamin C: 2.4% | Calcium: 5.9% | Iron: 8.3%