Lemon Tea Muffins

1
Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
1 1/2 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
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

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat 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.
  • 2Gradually 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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About Lemon Tea Muffins

Course/Dish: Muffins
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American