Lemon Flavor Muffin with Pecans

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Jul. 19, 2011

A great muffin to make when you have a lot of lemons on your tree and it's perfect for either breakfast or tea!

Ingredients

Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Butter 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , melted
Egg 1 Medium
Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Lemon 2 Medium , zested
Lemon extract 1 Teaspoon
Pecan 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped finely

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

2) Line a 12 cup muffin pan with paper liner and keep aside.

MAKING

3) In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.

4) Using a spatula, make a well in the dry ingredients and stir in the egg, milk.

5) Slowly add in the melted butter while stirring.

6) Add the lemon zest, lemon extract, and pecans and gently stir to combine.

7) Divide batter into the muffin cups using a cookie scoop.

8) Bake for 20 minutes.

9) Remove and test for doneness.

10)Leave in pan for 5 minutes and then transfer from pan to cooling rack and allow to cool.

SERVING

11)Sprinkle with powdered sugar or cover with white royal icing and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 211Calories from Fat 89

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 194 mg8.08%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet