Lemon Muffins

Lemon Muffins

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Kids or adults, everybody likes tangy, tongue-tickling citrus flavours, especially that of lemon. As you savour the mild tinges of lemon that cloak this easy-to-make muffin, it is almost as if a mild drizzle is washing your tired face. Serve these lemon muffins at a party, carry them along on a trip, or simple relish them for no reason at all.

Lemon Muffins recipe - How to make Lemon Muffins

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  40 to 45 minutes   Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     15Makes 15 muffins
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1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp lemon rind
2 cups plain flour (maida)
1 1/2 cups soft butter
1 1/4 cups castor sugar
3 eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
2 tbsp milk
1/2 tsp baking powder

  1. Sieve the plain flour and baking powder together and keep aside.
  2. Combine the butter and castor sugar in a deep bowl and beat with help of an electric beater for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add 1 egg at a time and beat for 30 seconds each.
  4. Add the vanilla essence, lemon juice, lemon rind and milk and mix well.
  5. Finally fold in the flour and baking powder mixture and mix gently with a spatula.
  6. Pour into muffin moulds and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 30 to 35 minutes.
  7. Cool and store in an airtight container.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per muffin
Energy254 cal
Protein3.1 g
Carbohydrates25.5 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat15.4 g
Cholesterol42.8 mg
Sodium142.2 mg
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Lemon Muffins
 on 24 Mar 20 03:17 PM

can we substitute butter for oil if so how much should I use?
Lemon Muffins
 on 08 Mar 20 12:44 PM

hello.. what is the substitute for egg??
Tarla Dalal
09 Mar 20 12:19 PM
   Hi, This recipe wont be made without eggs...
Lemon Muffins
 on 18 Dec 16 09:29 AM

I love this recipe and it is always successful
Lemon Muffins
 on 17 Nov 16 12:51 AM

I have tried this recipe in my godrej microwave model no gmx20ca5mlz. N burn my muffin. Actually preheat oven for 10 minutes. Im a new Lerner. Don''t know how to preheat my oven. Plz help me
Tarla Dalal
17 Nov 16 10:29 AM
   Hi Sunaina, These muffins are made in an OTG by us. If you are making in a microwave convection mode pre-heat it as mentioned in your booklet as all have diff timings. The manual will surely be able to help you better.
Lemon Muffins
 on 27 Sep 16 10:41 PM

Please can it made without egg.
Tarla Dalal
28 Sep 16 08:52 AM
   Hi Praveena, We are very sorry but this recipe we only have with eggs. However you can try other muffin recipes which we have without eggs as below. http://www.tarladalal.com/Gooey-Chocolate-Muffins-40850r http://www.tarladalal.com/Banana-Walnut-Muffins-7603r http://www.tarladalal.com/Apple-Cinnamon-Muffins-Eggless-Apple-Cinnamon-Muffin-2605r
Lemon Muffins
 on 13 Sep 14 11:32 AM