Jam-filled Muffins

Jam-filled Muffins

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"'Kids and adults love the sweet surprise inside each muffin,' reports Jessie MacLeod of St. Stephen, New Brunswick. 'They go great in any lunch.'"
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40 m servings
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  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl, lightly beat eggs; add milk, butter and lemon peel. Pour into dry ingredients and stir just until moistened. Spoon half of the batter into 12 greased or paper-lined muffin cups. Make a well in the center of each; add jam. Spoon remaining batter over jam. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until golden.

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Mmmmm these were delicious. Though I did change it a bit; no lemon peel, 1/4 cup of margarine and 3 tablespoons of sugar. It still tasted lovely, like my mom's muffins, with a cake-like texture/...

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Couldn't help but notice half the people trying this said it had the consistence of cornbread; the other half said it was cakelike. Result? I HAD to try recipe and find out for myself (grin)....

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Mmmmm these were delicious. Though I did change it a bit; no lemon peel, 1/4 cup of margarine and 3 tablespoons of sugar. It still tasted lovely, like my mom's muffins, with a cake-like texture/...

I made these with lemon juice instead of grated lemon because it's what I had at home. I love them, but they do come out somewhat less spongey than I would like- but that's a personal preference...

These went down really, really well - sprinkled a bit of demerara on the top and waited till they went a golden brown. Children loved them as much as the adults did.

These smelled gooood while baking! Also, their texture was fantastic. The only problem was that you couldn't really taste the jam (using 1/2 cup), and maybe that they were a tad too sweet. I use...

This was pretty good. I cut down on the sugar, and felt like it was just right. The kind of jam definitely makes a difference.

Couldn't help but notice half the people trying this said it had the consistence of cornbread; the other half said it was cakelike. Result? I HAD to try recipe and find out for myself (grin)....

Smells and tastes like pancakes or thick biscuits to me. I used black raspberry jam which gave it a delicate sweetness. I cut back on the sugar slightly too. I made 8 big muffins instead of 1...

These were a little denser than I like, but still delicious. I made them at night with the intention of having them be a quick and easy breakfast before school, but I kid myself if I think *anyt...

This was a nice simple muffin. might make again.

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