Sunday Brunch: Lemon Yogurt Muffins

Lemon Yogurt Muffins


Makes 12


1 3/4 cups of flour

3/4 tsp. baking powder

3/4 tsp. baking soda

Pinch of salt

1/4 cup sugar

2 large eggs

2 tbsp. honey

1 1/4 cups of plain low fat yogurt

1/4 cup melted butter

1 tbsp. fresh grated lemon zest


For the Lemon Glaze:

1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

3 tbsp. honey

2 tbsp. water


Method of preparation:


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and mix well.
  2. In another bowl, beat the sugar,eggs,honey, yogurt and butter together to make a smooth batter, add the lemon zest and pour this over the flour mixture and mix until a firm batter is reached.
  3. Take 12 muffin cups and place them in a muffin pan and spray them well with vegetable spray then divide the batter equally in the muffin cups.
  4. Place in a preheated 350 oven for 16-18 min. Until a toothpick when inserted in the center of one of the muffins comes out clean. Remove and let sit.
  5. Meanwhile in a sauce pan, bring the lemon juice, honey and water to a boil. Remove from the heat and using a pastry brush each muffin with the lemon syrup. Let cool and serve.