Recipe by Anna
"Super lemony muffins made with lemon juice and lemon yogurt. A delicious twist on the traditional muffin recipe! For an old-fashioned alternative to the icing, simply dust confectioner's sugar lightly over muffins. Either way, they are delicious!"
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butter or margarine, softened
lemon flavored yogurt
grated lemon zest, or to taste
1 1/3 cups
1 1/2 teaspoons
ground cinnamon, or to taste
Light, sweet, moist and lemony! These are a nice little snack! Since I wanted to bring out more of that wonderful citrus flavor I used 2 Tbsp. of lemon zest and a full Tbsp. of real fresh squeezed lemon juice. As a personal preference I also cut way back on the spices using only a pinch of each. I baked these in a Texas sized muffin tin lined with paper liners so I got a half dozen really big muffins (no way would this yield a dozen). They took 20 minutes at 400. I poked holes on top with a toothpick while warm and poured a bit of glaze over top of each. The lemon glaze really gives these muffins a nice sheen and brings out even more of that great citrus flavor.
I made these muffins exactly like the recipe stated to make them. They had a slightly bitter after taste. I even double checked to make sure I added everything! You definitely have to double the recipe to get 24 muffins as I had enough batter for exactly 12. You're better off trying the To Die For Blueberry Muffins, now those rock!
These were awesome. I used 1 c. of yogurt, and substituted with whole wheat flour. I also did not put any topping on them, and used all of the lemon zest and juice from a large lemon, and they were incredible. Great recipe! Will definitely become a regular at my house.
I thought the muffins were very good and moist. They took a little longer to cook then 18 min. Also I agree with others that I just got by with making 12, no way you can get 24 out of them. I added more zest and juice and a bit more sugar to make sure they weren't tart,( next time less sugar, wasn't needed) since I made them at my preschool with 6 3-5 yr. olds. THey were easy to make and were loved.But I was suprised that no one else said, that the spices over took the flavor. You really hardly could taste the lemon at all. Next time I'll try them without the 3 spices, and add van. and maybe more of the lemon ingrediants. We didn't put on the glaze(frosting) I made them again at my preschool and more then doubled the lemon juice and zest. I put in the original amount of sugar and left out ginger, cinn. and nutmeg. Everyone loved them, including me.I did put in vanalli.
A few minor alterations made this recipe more flavourful and fantastic. I used 1+1/2 tsp. lemon juice, and 2+1/2 tsp. grated zest. Insead of the icing, I made a sort of glaze with about 3-4Tbsp lemon juice and 1-3 Tbsp icing sugar. A bit runny at first, but it soaks in nicely.
Very good, sweet and moist. I agree that they're more like cupcakes than muffins. I used plain yogurt, but highly increased the lemon zest and juice, since we like things lemony. Very nice. They only make 1/2 the amount that it says they make.
Very easy to make and everyone loved them
This was a good muffin recipe---I subbed 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice for the spices, and I didn't do the glaze on top, just sprinkled with pwdrd sugar. Thanks for the post! We enjoyed!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Lemon Yogurt Muffins
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 22
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