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Lemon-Raspberry Muffins

July/August 2007

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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.



READER'S COMMENT:
"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

51 Reviews for Lemon-Raspberry Muffins

10/16/2012
Anonymous
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...

Lemony
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05/30/2012
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

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01/15/2012

I like them. Definitely not sweet, but moist inside with a nice crusty outside.
Changes:
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 ^_^

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34 comments

Anonymous wrote 2 years 41 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!!!!!

11/05/2011
Anonymous
One More Tweak -- cont'd from last post

Last tweak I forgot to mention:
-- increase salt to 3/8 tsp, to counteract the blandness

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11/05/2011
Anonymous
This is my third attempt to post this, so I hope there are not multiple posts...

Here is a further "tweak" I forgot to mention in the previous post:
--increase salt to 3/8 tsp, to counteract the blandness

light texture, fast, easy, no mixer required
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