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Luscious Lemon Muffins


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugr
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • Cinnamon-sugar


  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolks; mix well. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add alternately with lemon juice to creamed mixture. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter with lemon zest.
  • 2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until light golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 201 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 227mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.


Average Rating: 5
  • bhlovecooking
    Jun 25, 2019
    Really tasty muffins! We like lots of lemon, so I use all the zest and juice I can get from one of my Meyer lemons,
  • dkuehl
    Dec 31, 1969

    These lemon muffins were very good. Light and tasty. I cut back just a bit on the lemon juice and peel to suit our tastes.

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