Raspberry & Lemon Muffins with zesty sugar top

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Racquel Sweeney

By
@racquelsweeney

These muffins are light and not too sweet.. I love the taste that the lemon gives it , along side the raspberries sweet and a little tangy....
just a nice combination for spring light and fresh... and a zesty crumbled sugar top ...two words as my boys would say ...yummy mummy !!!LOL...enjoy folks ..

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1
    lemon
  • 1/2 c
    120ml caster sugar
  • 1 c
    240ml butter milk (tip: if you have no butter milk . just mix 1 tablespoon lemon juice into 1 cup of milk)
  • 1/3 c
    80ml canola oil or sunflower oil
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    200g all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1-1/2 c
    fresh or frozen raspberriers (i used frozen)
  • FOR TOP OF MUFFINS

  • 1 tsp
    castersugar mixed into the tablespoon of lemon sugar you already have set aside
  • 1 Tbsp
    heated honey (makes easy work to spread over top of muffins)

How to Make Raspberry & Lemon Muffins with zesty sugar top

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 180c/350f ..Coat 12 patty tray with either cooking spray or line with muffin cases .
  2. Grate or with a vegetable peeler remove the zest of the lemon. Combine the zest and sugar in a food processor ,pulse until the zest and sugar have combined.. Take out about 1 tablespoon of this mixture and set a side for decoration .
  3. Add to that butter milk , oil, egg, and vanilla and pulse until blended..
  4. shift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a large bowl. Add to that the butter milk mixture , fold into flour with a specular until blended. Then gently fold in the (frozen) raspberries..
  5. Divide the batter with an ice-cream scoop among the muffin cups .Bake the muffins until the edges and tops are golden , 20 to 25 minutes . Let cool in the patty tray for 5 minutes or so , before placing them on to a wire rack .
  6. Finish them of with a brushing of heated honey on top and a sparkle of crumbed lemon zest finely grounded sugar. For that delicate hint of sweet lemon on top of your muffin..

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About Raspberry & Lemon Muffins with zesty sugar top

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Irish
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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