Air Fryer Raspberry Muffins Recipe

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Juicy fresh raspberries, orange zest and fragrant vanilla sugar combine into these awesome Air Fryer Raspberry Muffins. They are quick and easy to put together and great for breakfast, brunch or eating on the go. Post includes Weight Watchers points.

air fryer raspberry muffins in a container

May I introduce you to the easiest Raspberry Muffins you will ever whip up? Or should I start with Air Fryer lovers? Please stand up for really awesome Air Fryer Muffins.

Because these muffins, combine our love for sweet juicy raspberries along with our obsession with our Air Fryer.  Along with our muffins for breakfast, brunch, mid-morning snack, and school lunchbox obsession.  These have got us all covered.

Any worry not if you don’t have an air fryer, I give you oven baking directions too, because we ARE making these muffins.  #noexcuses

fresh raspberry muffins on a table

The Best Raspberry Muffin Recipe

This really is the best raspberry muffin recipe out there and it is everything that you need in your life, even if you don’t know it yet 🙂

  • They are super easy to make – trust me you can whip these up in your sleep. Even better, get the kiddoes to whip this up while you sleep.
  • They are make-ahead and very freezable.
  • These are easily customizable and can be made to suit your taste (see a gazillion suggestions below).
  • And that golden crunchy tops that come from the vanilla cane sugar.

Oh yes, these awesome homemade muffins are not only full of the perfect summer flavors but come complete with a beautifully golden crunchy top, that comes courtesy of a liberal sprinkling of fragrant vanilla cane sugar. Guys, don’t skip this step, as this last addition is how you up your muffin game.

Fresh Raspberry Muffins out of your air fryer? All. Summer. Long.

Air Fryer Muffins What You Need

KITCHEN TOOLS, UTENSILS & APPLIANCES  NEEDED

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A quick list of items you will need to make this recipe.

How To Make Raspberry Muffins In the Air Fryer

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 325F / 160 C
  2. In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together the oil, milk, eggs, vanilla, and sugar until well combined.
  4. Add the wet ingredients into the dry and mix until just combined, then gently fold in the fresh raspberries so they don’t break.
  5. Divide the muffin batter into the muffin cups, top with vanilla sugar, then bake for 12- 15 minutes or until a skewer inserted into a raspberry muffin comes out clean.
  6. Allow the Air Fryer Muffins to cool slightly in the baking tin before transferring them a rack to cool completely.

How To Make Raspberry Muffins In the Oven

  1. Follow step 2-4 above
  2. Divide the muffin batter into the muffin cups, top with vanilla sugar, then bake for 17- 22 minutes or until a skewer inserted into a muffin comes out clean.
  3. Allow the Raspberry Muffins to cool slightly in the baking tin before transferring them a rack to cool completely.
raspberry muffin batter in a muffin tin

Air Fryer Muffins Tips

Use these tips to help to make muffins in air fryer super easy.

  • Use small juicy raspberries which you can add in whole.
  • If using large raspberries you might need to cut them in half to avoid ending up with large lumps of soggy berries or muffins.
  • You can substitute a few raspberries with strawberries or blackberries if you like.
  • If you are worried about berries sinking, then mix them with 1-2 teaspoon of flour to stop them sinking.
  • For a more orangy flavoring in your Raspberry Muffins add in 1-2 tablespoons of orange juice.
  • Do not over-mix the muffin batter after adding in your flour or else you will end up with really dense muffins.
  • Feel free to use melted butter instead of olive oil for a richer flavor.
  • Fill the silicon muffin cases only about three-quarters full as the muffins will rise during baking.

How Long T0 Air Fryer Muffins?

Wondering how long to cook muffins in Air Fryer? Cooking times depending on the size of the muffins. Mine took 12 minutes as they were cooked in cupcake sized silicon cases. If you are using bigger cases you would need to add a few more minutes.

When cooking Air Fryer muffins for the first time, I recommend starting with 12 minutes and testing them, cooking for longer if needed.

3 fresh air fryer muffins with raspberries in a lunch box

Raspberry Muffin Recipe Variation

One thing about this muffin recipe is that it makes a great base muffin recipe which you can adapt in 1 million different way. Basically, you can start with this and add in various things you like. Do check out some easy suggestions.

Lemon Raspberry Muffins

Swap out the orange zest for some lemon zest instead. And feel free to mix in a teaspoon of lemon juice too.

Blueberry Raspberry Muffins

Swap out half of the raspberries for some blueberry instead.

Chocolate Raspberry Muffins

Add in some milk or white chocolate chips – or and feel free to drizzle on some melted chocolate as you serve them.

Raspberry Oatmeal Muffins

Swap out a third of the all-purpose flour for some oatflour instead.

How To Freeze Raspberry Muffins

  • Let the muffins cool down and then transfer into these very handy Ziploc freezer bags.
  • Squeeze out all the extra air and seal the bags.
  • Label the bags and then lay them flat in the freezer.
  • Store your freshly made muffins in the freezer for 3 months.

How To Thaw Raspberry Muffins

  • Remove the muffins from the freezer the night before needed and let thaw in the fridge.

How To Reheat Air Fryer Muffins

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F / fan-assisted 160C / 180 C / gas 4.
  • Reheat for 12-15 minutes in the oven.
2 air fryer raspberry muffins on a plate with some tea

More Muffin Recipes

Love muffins, then why not try these other super tasty muffin recipes?

Orange Strawberry Muffins.

Gluten-free Zucchini Muffins.

Vegan Blueberry Muffins.

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5 from 4 votes

Air Fryer Raspberry Muffins

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time22 minutes
Total Time32 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine: American, Western
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 6
Calories: 196kcal
Author: Bintu Hardy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (137g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon orange zest
  • teaspoon salt
  • 2 ½ tablespoons (40ml) vegetable oil
  • cup (50g) sugar
  • cup (90ml) milk
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ½ cup (80g) raspberries
  • ½ tablespoon raw vanilla sugar

Instructions

Raspberry Muffins – Air Fryer Method

  • Place a paper muffin liner inside each cup of a muffin tray.
  • In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together the oil, milk, egg, vanilla and sugar until well combined.
  • Add the wet ingredients into the dry and mix until just combined, then gently fold in the raspberries so they don't break.
  • Divide the muffin batter into the muffin cups, top with vanilla sugar.
  • Place in the air fryer basket and bake for 12 -15 mins or until a skewer inserted into a muffin comes out clean.
  • Allow the muffins to cool slightly in the baking tin before transferring them a rack to cool completely.

Raspberry Muffins – Oven Method

  • Preheat the oven to 375 F / fan assisted 170 C / 190 C / gas 5
  • Place a paper muffin liner inside each cup of a muffin tray.
  • In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together the oil, milk, egg, vanilla and sugar until well combined.
  • Add the wet ingredients into the dry and mix until just combined, then gently fold in the raspberries so they don't break.
  • Divide the muffin batter into the muffin cups, top with vanilla sugar the bake for 17- 22 mins or until a skewer inserted into a muffin comes out clean.
  • Allow the muffins to cool slightly in the baking tin before transferring them a rack to cool completely.
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Notes

Raspberry Muffins Weight Watchers Points

There are 8 Freestyle SmartPoints in a serving of Raspberry Muffins.

More Muffin Recipes

Love muffins, then why not try these other muffin recipes?
Gluten-free Zucchini Muffins.
Vegan Blueberry Muffins.

Nutrition

Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 138mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1.2mg

 

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  5. 5 stars
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  6. Of course, I wouldn’t miss the crumble topping step! It is starting to be raspberry season and I am looking forward to trying this recipe out. Thanks for sharing.