Glazed Lemon Muffins

Oxmoor House
16 muffins


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1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 (8-ounce) carton lemon yogurt
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1/3 cup lemon juice


Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine egg, yogurt, butter, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. Spoon batter into greased muffin pans, filling three-fourths full.

Bake at 400° for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden. Cool in pans on a wire rack 5 minutes; remove from pans and place on wire rack. Prick muffins with a wooden pick. Combine 1/4 cup sugar, 2 teaspoons lemon rind, and 1/3 cup lemon juice in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Spoon glaze over warm muffins.

Created date

October 2003