Dive into the world of Zesty Lemon Muffins, where the refreshing tang of lemons meets the soft, moist texture of homemade muffins. These muffins are a true celebration of flavors, infused with the zest and juice of organic lemons, complemented by a hint of vanilla. Each muffin is a burst of sunshine, offering a delightful citrus aroma and a perfectly balanced sweet and tangy taste. Ideal for lemon lovers and baking enthusiasts alike, these muffins are simple to make and irresistibly delicious.
Why You’ll Love This:
The magic of these Lemon Muffins lies in their moistness and the vibrant lemon flavor that shines through with every bite. The combination of sunflower oil and cream creates a tender crumb that melts in your mouth, while the lemon zest and juice provide a refreshing burst of flavor. Whether you’re enjoying them as a breakfast treat, a mid-day snack, or a light dessert, these muffins are sure to brighten your day.
These Lemon Muffins are perfect for any occasion that calls for a touch of sweetness and zest. Serve them at brunches, pack them for picnics, or enjoy them as an uplifting snack. They’re also ideal for holiday gatherings, afternoon tea, or simply as a delightful treat to share with friends and family. Their cheerful appearance and refreshing taste make them a hit in any setting.
For an extra touch of elegance, dust the cooled muffins with powdered sugar or top them with a simple lemon glaze. Garnish with a thin slice of lemon or a sprinkle of lemon zest for added charm. Presenting them on a beautiful serving tray or in a basket lined with a colorful napkin can enhance their visual appeal, making them even more inviting.
Makes 12 delightful muffins.
- 250 grams of flour
- 10 grams of baking powder
- A dash of salt
- 150 grams of granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 120 ml of sunflower oil
- 90 ml of milk
- 90 ml of liquid cream
- Juice and zest from 2 organic lemons
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
- Heat your oven to 180°C and prep a muffin pan with liners.
- Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in one bowl.
- In another bowl, mix sugar, eggs, oil, milk, cream, lemon juice and zest, and vanilla until well combined.
- Fold in the dry ingredients into the wet mix until just blended.
- Distribute the batter among the muffin cups, filling them evenly.
- Bake for 18-20 minutes or until the muffins turn golden and a tester comes out clean.
- Let them cool off a bit before dusting with powdered sugar for a sweet finish.
Indulge in the homemade goodness of these Lemon Muffins, where each muffin promises a refreshing lemony flavor and a moist, tender texture. Enjoy the simple pleasure of baking and sharing these delightful treats.