Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Blueberry Muffins

The first recorded recipe for blueberry muffins was published in the late 19th century in the United States. They quickly became a popular breakfast item due to their portability and delicious taste. Over the years, different variations have been created, including this air fryer version that cuts down on cooking time and adds a crispy texture to the muffins. Blueberry muffins are now a staple in American cuisine and can be found in bakeries and homes across the country.

Air Fryer Blueberry Muffins

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: BreakfastCuisine: American
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These delicious blueberry muffins are made in the air fryer for a quick and easy breakfast or snack option. The air fryer gives them a crispy exterior while keeping the inside moist and fluffy. They are bursting with juicy blueberries and have a hint of vanilla for a delicious flavor.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup melted butter

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries


  • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a mixing bowl, combine 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1 tablespoon of baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together 1/2 cup of melted butter, 1 cup of milk, 1 egg, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • Gently fold in 1 cup of fresh blueberries.
  • Grease a muffin tin with cooking spray and spoon the batter into each cup, filling them about 2/3 full.
  • Place the muffin tin in the air fryer basket and cook for 12-15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Let the muffins cool for a few minutes before removing them from the tin.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!


  • You can use fresh or frozen blueberries for this recipe.
  • Make sure to not overmix the batter, as it can result in tough muffins.
  • You can add a streusel topping if desired, by mixing 2 tablespoons of melted butter, 1/4 cup of flour, and 2 tablespoons of sugar and sprinkling it on top of the batter before cooking.

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