Recipe: Lemon Muffins
Closeup of lemon muffins in a basket
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Lovely lemon muffins


1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup plus 2 Tablespoons sugar, divided

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 8 ounce lemon yogurt

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1 large egg

2 Tablespoon grated lemon rind, divided

Paper baking cups


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line 12 muffin cups with paper baking cups. 

In a large bowl, mix flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, oil, egg and 2 teaspoons lemon rind.

Add yogurt mixture to flour mixture; stir just until combined.

Pour batter into muffin cups. Combine remaining sugar and lemon rind in a small bowl, mix. Sprinkle evenly over muffin batter. 

Bake muffins for 16-18 minutes.