These cake mix blueberry muffins are made with a box of cake mix and a simple streusel topping. Bakery style muffins made in a fraction of the time!
Cake mix recipes are one of our favorite time saving hacks for making delicious homemade treats in a fraction of the time.
These cake mix blueberry muffins are incredibly light and fluffy, sweet, and taste like they are fresh from a bakery.
Craving something sweet for breakfast or a snack?
With homemade simple streusel and a hint of fresh lemon zest, these are guaranteed to be an irresistible treat you will love!
It’s a toss up between whether these or my mini chocolate chip muffins are my favorite muffin ever.
Ingredients needed to make blueberry muffins
- 1 box of vanilla cake mix
- fresh blueberries
- lemon zest
- olive oil or vegetable oil
- butter, flour & brown sugar: for the streusel topping
How to make muffins from cake mix
Step 1: Grate the lemon zest fresh.
Add the eggs, milk, lemon zest, and olive oil to a bowl.
Whisk the wet ingredients until completely combined.
Step 2: Open up a box of vanilla cake mix and place it in a bowl.
Mix the wet ingredients into the cake mix, stirring until just combined.
Step 3: Rinse and pat the blueberries dry.
Fold the blueberries into the cake mix muffin batter gently with a rubber spatula.
Step 4: Make the streusel topping for the blueberry muffins. Combine the melted butter, brown sugar, and flour in a bowl.
Stir until the mixture is combined like the picture below.
Step 5: Line a muffin tin with muffin liners. Distribute the blueberry muffin batter evenly into the muffin tins.
Step 6: Distribute the streusel topping over the muffin batter.
Step 7: Bake the cake mix blueberry muffins at 350 degrees for 23-28 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
You kitchen will be smelling like a bakery.
These muffins not only taste incredible but no one will guess they are made from cake mix: our little secret!
While I love making homemade sour cream blueberry muffins, these are a great muffin to make when I need a shortcut!
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- 1 cup fresh blueberries, rinsed and patted dry
- 15 oz box vanilla cake mix
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
- ½ cup milk
- ⅓ cup olive oil or vegetable oil
For the streusel topping
- ⅓ cup flour
- ⅓ cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- Add the vanilla cake mix to a large mixing bowl
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, lemon zest, and oil
- Stir the wet ingredients into the cake mix until just combined using a rubber spatula
- Fold in the fresh blueberries
- To make the streusel, combine the flour, brown sugar, and melted butter in a small bowl until the mixture resembles wet sand
- Line a muffin tin with 12 liners
- Distribute the muffin batter into the muffin cups. Top with the streusel topping
- Bake the blueberry muffins at 350 degrees for 23-28 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 264Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 52mgSodium: 283mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 1gSugar: 22gProtein: 4g