These deliciously light and fluffy Lemon Muffins make the perfect sweet treat! Filled with zesty lemon flavor, they make a great snack or dessert, and pair well with a cup of tea or coffee. Preparing these muffins is an easy process that will have these sweet treats ready to enjoy in no time!
Here are the following steps and ingredients you need to create these zesty lemon muffins:
These light and fluffy lemon muffins are a great way to enjoy a sweet treat without being too sugary. The zest and juice of a lemon gives them a bright flavor, and using yogurt adds subtle tanginess. Baked to perfection, these muffins are sure to please.
Muffins and Glaze
- Preheat your oven to 425°F.
- Grease a 12-cup muffin pan or line it with liner papers.
- In a large bowl, combine flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
- Stir in 2/3 cup sugar and the zest of one lemon.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together 2 large eggs, yogurt, melted butter, the juice of one lemon (about 1/4 cup) and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and mix just until combined. Do not over mix.
- Divide the batter equally among the prepared muffin cups.Bake for 3 minutes, before reducing the temperature to 350°F (180°C) and baking for an additional 12-17 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
- Allow the muffins to cool for 10 minutes, to a wire rack to cool completely.
- To make the lemon drizzle topping, combine powdered sugar in a small bowl and stir in enough lemon juice to achieve a pourable consistency. Drizzle the topping over the cooled muffins.
These lemon muffins can be enjoyed the same day they’re made, but keep well in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 2 months.
Q: What makes these lemon muffins special?
A: These lemon muffins have the perfect balance of sweet and tart flavor – the sugar and lemon zest add sweetness, while the yogurt and lemon juice give them a pleasant tanginess. Baked to perfection, everyone is sure to enjoy these delicious muffins.
Q: Is it easy to make them?
A: Yes, these muffins are easy to make at home. The instructions are simple and straightforward, and the ingredients are common pantry staples. With just a few minutes of prep time, you can have a batch of these yummy muffins ready to enjoy in no time.
Q: How long can I store the muffins?
A: These muffins can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 2 months.