Lemon-Raspberry Muffins

July/August 2007

Your rating: None Average: 3.9 (450 votes)

The secret to the sparkling flavor of these delicately crumbed muffins is the strips of lemon zest finely ground into the sugar. Enjoy the muffins warm right from the oven.

"This is a wonderfully versatile recipe - I use it as the base for any muffin that I make, often substituting lime for the lemon zest and other fruits for the raspberries. "
Lemon-Raspberry Muffins

53 Reviews for Lemon-Raspberry Muffins

So easy and delicious!

Love these muffins. I had fresh raspberries and wanted to use them up. The lemon zest really makes the flavour pop. I don't like my muffins super sweet like a cake, so these are perfect for me. I didn't want to buy a big container of buttermilk, so I used my own homemade plain yogurt instead which worked perfectly.

easy, not-too-sweet, different
Lemon Raspberry Heaven!
First time

I just tweaked this a bit to better fit my own dietary needs. I swapped in unsweetened applesauce (2 TBS and 2 tps) instead of the 1/3 c. canola oil, cut the sugar to 1/4 c., and increased the raspberries to compensate.

Easy, Nice citrus flavor
Unbelievably Awesome

I added1 tablespoon of Lemon extract and they came out perfect. I have made them twice, once for myself and then for co-workers. My co-workers are begging me to make these again. The raspberries do turn a purplish color like some others said. I will make this over and over and over...

Really Good Healthy Muffin

I am only giving 4 stars based on my oops I forgot raspberries at the grocery store last week so I used blueberries they were really really good. I think some myself included are used to the really sweet and buttery muffins from coffee shops or grocery stores so at first bite they seem a bit bland. But give them a couple more bites to used to the idea of a muffin and fruit not a sugar and butter


I like them. Definitely not sweet, but moist inside with a nice crusty outside.
Used the non fat milk with lemon to replace buttermilk - but added about 1 tbsp and a half more of lemon juice- glad I did as when I was eating it I just got that hint of lemon zest- not to over powering either
The berries turned bluish during the baking process, and are slightly more tangy then sweet- which I love!
Would definitely make this again- maybe another fruit just for variety ^_^

Comments (1)


Anonymous wrote 3 years 37 weeks ago

This is a terrible recipe.

This is a terrible recipe. Very dry, no taste. I am a long time cook and am told I am a very good cook. I don't know what happened with these muffins but they went in the trash along with the recipe!!!!!

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