Monday, 18 March 2013

Lemon muffins

Another lemon muffins recipe on my blog. Very tasty and very easy to make. This time instead lemon juice there is lemon curd added to cupcake batter. The muffins are soft, moist very sweet and tart. The recipe comes form 'Easy muffins' .

Ingredients for 12 cupcakes:
  • 175g soft butter or margarine
  • 175g golden caster sugar
  • 175g self rising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 tbsp lemon curd
Preheat the oven to 180C. Line muffin tin with paper cases.

Put the butter, sugar, flour, baking powder, eggs into an electric mixer bowl and beat until smooth. Then add the lemon curd and beat again. 

Spoon the batter into paper cases 3/4 full. Bake for 25-30 minutes. 

While the muffins are being baked prepare lemon and sugar mixture. 

Ingredients for lemon and sugar mixture:
  • 100g sugar
  • freshly grated lemon zest 
  • freshly squeezed lemon juice
Put the sugar into a small bowl add the lemon zest and lemon juice stir well and set aside until muffins are baked.

When remove muffin from the oven spread the sugar and lemon mixture over each muffin top. Leave them to cool down....and enjoy !

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