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Walnut Lemon Muffins

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Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped california walnuts 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Melted shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Walnut halves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Sift the flour with 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder and salt into a bowl and add the chopped walnuts.
Beat the egg lightly and add the milk, 1/2 teaspoon lemon peel, lemon juice and shortening.
Add to the flour mixture and stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Spoon into greased 2 1/2-inch muffin cups.
Mix 3 tablespoons sugar with remaining lemon peel and sprinkle on muffins.
Top each muffin with a walnut half.
Bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes or until brown.
Let stand for 2 minutes, then remove from pan carefully.
Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon

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