lemon muffins

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By Anna Vandenhazel
from West Valley City, UT

These are delicious, and worth the effort.

serves 12 muffins
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lemon muffins

  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
    eggs, separated
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp
    grated lemon rind
  • additional grated lemon rind and sugar for topping (optional)

How To Make lemon muffins

  • 1
    Cream butter and sugar until smooth. Stir in egg yolks. Beat until light.
  • 2
    Mix flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture alternately with lemon juice.
  • 3
    Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into muffin mixture along with 2 tsp lemon rind, mixing just until ingredients are blended.
  • 4
    Fill buttered muffin tins about 3/4 full. Sprinkle each muffin with a bit of additional sugar, if desired.
  • 5
    Bake at 375F for 20-25 minutes, or until muffins are golden. Cool. Remove from tins and cool completely. Serve as is or invert. Sprinkle with additional grated lemon rind and serve.

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