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Blueberry Muffins with Crumb Topping

Use these Box Mix Muffin hacks to make the best box mix Blueberry Muffins with Crumb Topping just like the bakery. These steps make box muffin mix better.

Box Mix Blueberry Muffins with Crumb Topping

How to Make Box Muffin Mix Better

Add Fresh Blueberries to Muffin Mix

Adding fresh blueberries to your boxed blueberry muffin mix will give them a big burst of flavor and color.

Add 1 cup of fresh blueberries to boxed muffin batter.

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The Trick to Getting Fluffy Muffins.

There is nothing worse than a muffin with the consistency of a hockey puck. The trick to getting fluffy muffins is all in the mixing.

You will want to mix the box muffin mix batter in as few strokes as possible.

Do Not:

  • Mix with an electric hand mixer.
  • Mix in a stand mixer.

With a wooden spoon mix the batter scraping from the bottom and pulling up. Fold the batter gently until the batter is just mixed.

Blueberry Muffins with Crumb Topping

Baking Temperature to get Muffins to Rise.

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Don’t worry about the temperature on your box mix. The high heat will make your muffins rise high!

Allow the muffins to bake at 425F for 5 minutes. Then reduce the heat to what the box mix directs. Bake for the same amount of time as the box mix directs.

Use these Box Mix Muffin hacks to make the best box mix Blueberry Muffins with a Crumb Topping just like the bakery. Use these steps to make box muffin mix better

How much Batter per Muffin Tin

For a nice muffin top fill your muffin tin 3/4 full per muffin.

Blueberry Muffins with Crumb Topping

Crumb Topping (Streusel Topping) for Blueberry Muffins

This crumb topping is made with sugar, butter, and flour. The sweet buttery streusel topping is made and then crumbled over the top of the muffins before going in the oven. The Crumb Topping bakes right on top of the muffins.

Blueberry muffins with crumb topping
5 from 2 votes

Crumb Topping for Muffins

Streusel Crumb Topping for muffins.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Breakfast Muffins, streusel
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour


  1. In a small mixing bowl mix together ingredients until it turns into crumbs.

  2. Sprinkle crumb topping over muffns before baking.

Recipe Notes

  • The crumb topping will bake along with your muffins. There is no need to adjust temperature or time. 
  • You can use all white sugar if you do not have brown sugar. 

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