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Ginger Lemon Muffins

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Ginger lemon muffins or cuffins are feel good muffins that you can pick up anytime. A special favorite of mine, these muffins are light and airy with a heavenly flavor. The extra pinch of nutmeg really makes this muffin recipe top notch!
Ingredients
  Softened butter 60 Milliliter
  Granulated sugar 125 Milliliter
  Egg 1
  Grated lemon zest 5 Milliliter
  All purpose flour 500 Milliliter
  Baking powder 20 Milliliter
  Salt 2 Milliliter
  Ground nutmeg 1 Milliliter
  Milk 250 Milliliter
  Granulated sugar 175 Milliliter
  Ground ginger 10 Milliliter
Directions

In a bowl cream together butter and 1/2 cup (125 mL) sugar.
Beat in egg and lemon zest.
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg.
Add creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating after each addition.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin, filling cups three-quarters full.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a bowl combine 3/4 cup (175 mL) sugar and ginger.
When puffins come out of the oven, immediately dip in melted butter, then in sugar-ginger mixture.
Serve while warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday

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