Fruit Muffins

Makes 12


  • 1¼ cups oil

  • 1 cup milk

  • 3 eggs

  • 1⅔ cups flour

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder

  • Pinch salt

  • Dash lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 cup fresh fruit (such as blueberries, raspberries, diced strawberries, or diced peaches)


Preheat oven to 375°F. Line 12 large muffin cups with paper liners or grease with cooking spray.

Combine all ingredients together, except fruit. Fold in fresh fruit. Scoop the batter into the prepared muffin pan, each muffin cup should be about three quarters of the way full. Prepare Streusel Topping (recipe follows).

Ingredients (for the Struesel Topping)

  • ½ cup butter, cubed

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup flour


In a food processor combine the butter, sugar, and flour. Pulse until the mixture resembles sand. Sprinkle the streusel on top of each muffin. Bake for approximately 20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.

Recipe created by Loic Leperlier, Chef, The Point Resort, Saranac Lake, New York