~ Light Lemon Drop Muffins ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

What deliciously tender lemon cakes these are. I hope you try them, Yum!


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Serves:
18
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
4
eggs, separated
1 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
1/4 - 1/2 tsp
lemon extract
1/2 c
lemon juice

TOPPING

1/4 c
fine chopped pecans
Pinch
cinnamon
2 Tbsp
brown sugar

Step-By-Step

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1Preheat oven to 375 degree F.

In a small bowl, mix together, flour, salt and baking powder. Set aside.

In a large bowl, beat together the sugar and butter until fluffy. Add in the yolks, beat until light in color.

Alternate flour mixture with the juice, ending with flour, don't over beat.

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2In another bowl, beat egg whites are fluffy, but loose.

3Fold in half of the egg whites and then the other half. make sure they're thoroughly incorporated.

In a small dish, mix together the topping.

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4Place even amounts of batter in each greased muffin cup. I use silicone.

Bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until pick comes out clean. Cool on rack.

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5Enjoy these tender muffins.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Cakes, Muffins
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American