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lemon tea muffins

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Nancy Allen
Wentzville, MO

These are so soft and fluffy with a sweet lemony flavor, and at their best when warm.

(2 ratings)
yield 1 1/2 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lemon tea muffins

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 4
    eggs, separated
  • 1/2 c
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped nuts
  • 2 Tbsp
    light brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg

How To Make lemon tea muffins

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375F. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In a large mixer bowl, beat butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, beat until light.
  • 2
    Gradually stir in lemon juice alternately with dry ingredients (do not overmix). In small mixer bowl, beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; fold 1/3 of egg whites into lemon mixture. Fold remaining egg whites into lemon mixture. Fill paper-lined or greased muffin cups 3/4 full. Combine remaining ingredients sprinkle evenly over top of each muffin. Bake 15 to 20 minutes. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Serve warm. 1 1/2 dozen.

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