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Sunny Morning Lemon Muffins

User Rating 3.5 Star Rating (4 Reviews)


Sunny Morning Lemon Muffins
Lemon muffins with fresh lemon juice and grated lemon peel.

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour*
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice, 3 to 4 lemons
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest


*If using self-rising flour, omit baking powder and salt.
Lemon muffins directions
Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy; add egg yolks, beating well. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with lemon juice, beating well after each addition. End with dry ingredients. Fold stiffly beaten egg whites into batter; stir in lemon zest. Fill greased muffin cups about three-quarters full. Bake lemon muffins at 375° for 20 to 25 minutes, until done.
Makes about 15 lemon muffins.

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User Reviews

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 3 out of 5
Need some topping., Member I_will_try_it

I liked them and will try them again. Every one has their own tasted to every thing. I believe a lemon topping would make them really good. They are still okay without the topping. Thanks for the recipe. My husband liked them too.

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