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26 September 2013 @ 01:57 pm
Recipe #50: Glazed Lemon Muffins  

Originally I was planning to make pumpkin chocolate chip muffins, but I had a lemon around for a recipe that I didn't end up making and wanted to use it up before it went bad. I had this lemon recipe saved on pinterest and figured I'd try it.

glazed lemon muffins recipe

I didn't have a lemon zester, however, so I ended up having to use a vegetable peeler to get the lemon zest, then chop up the pieces using a knife. A bit more time consuming than the zester would have been but it worked out fine.

Other than that, this recipe was pretty easy to put together. I picked it because I don't currently have things like a beater. I used 1 cup of all-purpose flour since I didn't have whole wheat to do half-and-half. The batter seemed really thin compared to most of the muffin batter I use so I was a bit worried that it wasn't thicker, but it ended up being fine. The glaze was also super easy to put together.

These actually made me 12 muffins, but they were a bit on the smaller side since I thought they would rise more than they actually did. They were great! A lot lighter than most muffins, almost tasted like a lemon pancake. The first reaction is LEMON SURPRISE LEMON before it like, the bread part comes in and you can taste it. Would make again!
Jamiestorybox on September 26th, 2013 09:14 pm (UTC)
Ooh these look so good!!I'm gonna add this to my favorites :)
the sun comes up because the world turns: fingernailstempertemper on September 26th, 2013 10:13 pm (UTC)
Mmm! I love all forms of lemon dessert!
a2zmoma2zmom on September 26th, 2013 10:24 pm (UTC)
Those look sooooo good.
Angel... Dark Wings Descending...angel_in_tears on September 27th, 2013 12:59 am (UTC)
Yum, they sound delicous!
let's not leap to thing-doing!a_deadletter on September 27th, 2013 01:08 am (UTC)
Omg yes please.
reina_ursa on September 27th, 2013 08:53 am (UTC)
Chocolate + pumpkin ...now that's an interesting mix!