Lemon Muffins


2 cups whole wheat flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
zest of 1 lemon* (about 1 Tbs)
juice of 1 lemon (about 1/4 cup)
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup honey granules (or sugar)
1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
1/2 tsp lemon extract (or 2 more tsp of lemon zest)
2 eggs

Whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl, combine the lemon zest, lemon juice, buttermilk, honey granules, coconut oil, lemon extract, and eggs; beat well. Blend in the flour mixture until combined. Place muffin liners in 10 muffin cups, and pour the batter evenly into the cups. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes, or until muffins are golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool a few minute before removing from tin. Serve warm (these taste incredible warm), or cool on wire racks.

*You can get the zest from the lemon by scraping it against a cheese grater. But make sure that you do this before juicing the lemon!

This is Joy’s recipe

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