Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Honey and lemon muffins

Very tasty, fluffy cake, packed with fibre. Perfect snack on breakfast to go. And of course easy to make. The recipe comes form 'Easy muffins' cookbook.
Ingredients for 12 muffins:
  • 50g sugar
  • 25g butter
  • 150ml buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 1 lemon
  • 225g flour
  • 75g bran or wheat bran (I used wheat bran)
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsp baking powder
Preheat the oven to 180C. Line muffin tin with paper cases.

Melt the butter and set aside to cool down. Put the sugar into a big bowl stir in the cooled butter. The pour in the buttermilk, break in the eggs and add honey and freshly great lemon zest. Mix all the ingredients together. 

In separate bowl whisk together the flour, bran and baking powder. Pour in the wet ingredients and mix until just moist.

Spoon the batter into muffin tin, 3/4 full. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes.
While the muffins are still in the oven prepare the lemon and honey glaze.

Ingredients for lemon and honey glaze:
  •  2 tbsp honey
  • freshly squeezed lemon juice
Place the honey and lemon juice in a small bowl and mix them together until combined. 

Drizzle this mixture over each muffin top while they still hot.

Enjoy !

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