Lemon Muffins

Lemon Muffins

My most viewed post of all-time is this recipe for Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins. When I look at the search terms that bring people to my blog, 9 times out of 10, a variation of those 5 words is on the list for any given day. It’s been 6 months since I posted that recipe, and I started to think – do people love this recipe because it’s a muffin or because of the ingredients in the muffin? Maybe it’s a combination of both?

I wanted to see if you guys love all muffins equally, so I made you these super simple, incredibly moist, lemon muffins. They’ve got little yellow flecks of lemon zest sprinkled throughout, an extra sweet turbinado sugar topping, and a soft, moist center all packed in a perfectly sized breakfast/brunch/snack/dessert treat. My point is, you should give these muffins a chance, because they just might rock your world, almost as much as the banana oatmeal chocolate chip ones!

Printable Recipe
Makes 12 muffins

ingredients:
1 3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp grated lemon rind
juice from 1 large lemon
1 egg, slightly beaten
turbinado sugar, for sprinkling

instructions:
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

In a separate bowl, stir together the ricotta cheese, water, olive oil, lemon rind, lemon juice, and egg.

Pour the ricotta mixture into the flour mixture, and stir until combined.

Line a muffin pan with baking cups, and divide the batter evenly among the cups.

Sprinkle the batter with the turbinado sugar.

Bake at 375 for 16-18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.Lemon Muffins

Enjoy!Lemon Muffins

Lemon Muffins

Lemon Muffins

Adapted from this recipe

3 Comments
  • Victoria
    August 13, 2013

    they look delicious! thanks!!

  • Kristin @ Celebrate the Goodness
    August 13, 2013

    Ah I LOVE anything lemony. I’ll definitely be making these. Where do you find the turbinado sugar? Or can I use something as a replacement?

  • Jamie @ You Gotta Have Hart
    August 13, 2013

    I’m emailing you my personal address so that you can mail me some– while I can turn boxed cake mix into cupcakes, I would ruin this! YUM

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