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Lemon Yogurt Muffins

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"I only had this recipe a short time before it became a personal favorite. Folks like the light and tender texture of these muffins. I'm grateful to my mother, who taught me the goodness of baking from scratch."
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Ingredients

40 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another bowl, beat the egg, yogurt, butter and lemon juice. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fill greased muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20-24 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes; leave muffins in pan. Using a toothpick, poke 6-8 holes in each muffin. In a saucepan, combine the topping ingredients. Cook and stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Spoon over warm muffins.

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Most helpful positive review

I used nonfat greek yogurt in this recipe. I always bake my muffins at 350*, mine were done at 22 minutes. My family ate these muffins, I had one bite (I'm watching my sugar/carb intake). They t...

Most helpful critical review

Not very good.. Too Rubbery. Too yogurty.. There are much better recipes out there!

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I used nonfat greek yogurt in this recipe. I always bake my muffins at 350*, mine were done at 22 minutes. My family ate these muffins, I had one bite (I'm watching my sugar/carb intake). They t...

Light and lemony! These are absolutely delicous! What a great find especially if you LOVE lemon. No additions needed as the lemon is the real hero here. I doubled the lemon juice and the lemon z...

These muffins are very tasty. I baked them in mini muffin tin so I cut the temp from 400 to 375 and they took about 18 minutes to cook. I also left off the sugary glaze just because of persona...

These are light and fluffy. You need to add more lemon zest and juice to make them more lemony, as the addition is minimal in the recipe. The best is vanilla whole milk yogurt with additional ...

I made these in no time and they taste terrific! -*-*-*- I don't agree with the instruction "combine the first six ingredients" as sugar is usually treated as a liquid. -*-1-*- I combined the...

Wow, these little gems are amazing. The only thing I changed was using canola oil for the butter. They are very light in crumb with a beautiful top crust, and lovely lemon flavor. These are goin...

I just made these with some seedless oranges instead of lemons. I used a little more orange peel and juice than I would have lemon since I figured the lemon would have been stronger. They turned...

Not very good.. Too Rubbery. Too yogurty.. There are much better recipes out there!

yum! i used vanilla yogurt and a liitle lemon extract very good! I also made a bread instead of muffins just didn't have the time..thanks