Lemon Raspberry Muffins: Brunch Delight!

Picture this: a lazy Sunday morning, sunlight streaming through the curtains, and the enticing aroma of Lemon Raspberry Muffins wafting from the kitchen. These delightful treats are the perfect addition to your brunch spread, adding a burst of citrusy and fruity goodness to your morning.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and lemon zest.
  3. Gently fold in the fresh raspberries.
  4. In another bowl, mix the melted butter, milk, vanilla extract, and egg until well combined.
  5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Do not overmix.
  6. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  8. Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

These Lemon Raspberry Muffins are a delightful combination of tangy lemon and juicy raspberries, creating a perfect harmony of flavors. The burst of fruity sweetness from the raspberries complements the zesty brightness of lemon, making these muffins a brunch delight that’s sure to please your taste buds.

Nutrition information: Calories: 180 | Total Fat: 8g | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g

As you bite into these Lemon Raspberry Muffins, you’ll experience a symphony of textures and tastes. The tender crumb gives way to pockets of juicy raspberries, while the subtle lemon undertones linger on your palate. Whether enjoyed with a cup of freshly brewed coffee or a glass of chilled iced tea, these muffins add a touch of elegance to any brunch gathering.