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zingy Lemon Muffins

Lemon is one of my favourite flavours. Zingy lemon muffins are full of the taste and smell of lemon and citrus. They’re great for a treat any time of year and are especially good with strawberry jam. Try baking mini muffins for take a long treats.

INSTRUCTIONS

2 cups flour

1 cup sugar

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1/2 cup melted butter

1 cup lemon juice

4 eggs

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Muffins

Pumpkin Cinnamon muffins are fresh and fragrant.  When baking they fill the room with the scents of the holidays.  For  a special treat walnuts can be added to the batter.

INGREDIENTS

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2 cups sugar

1 cup oil

4 eggs beaten

1 cup wheat bran

2 cups flour

1/2 tsp salt

2 tsp baking soda

2tsp baking powder

3 tsp cinnamon Continue reading Pumpkin Cinnamon Muffins

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Fall is here and the trees are beginning to turn colour.  At this time of year the restaurant chains come out with everything pumpkin and I feel like baking some sweet treats.  Pumpkin Spice muffins are warm and fragrant.  They’re the perfect treat for a cold windy day.  Enjoy them with butter or pumpkin butter.

INGREDIENTSPumpkin Spice Muffins

1 1/2 cups flour

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

1/2 cup sugar

1 egg

1/2 cup almond milk

1/2 cup cooked pumpkin

1/4 cup melted butter

1/4 cup sunflower seeds plus 2 tbsp reserved for the top of the muffins. Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Old Fashioned Banana Muffins

Old fashioned banana muffins are great for using up the ripe fruit before it spoils.  The recipe is light, sweet and fluffy and is good with coffee or tea.  For a special treat try adding chocolate or butterscotch chips to the batter.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup vegan margarineOld fashioned banana muffins

3/4 cup sugar

1 beaten egg

1 cup mashed bananas

1 1/2 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp vanilla

1/2 tsp salt

DIRECTIONS

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Peach Muffins

The Peach muffin recipe another gem from my mother’s old cookbook. I don’t remember her ever baking this recipe but I’ve used it several times in the past few years when I feel like baking with peaches.   I love this recipe with peaches but the bran base would be great with dates or raisins as well.

INGREDIENTS

1 cup oat branPeach Muffins

1 1/4 cups flour

2 1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1/2 cup milk

1/4 cup melted butter

1 tbsp lemon juice

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Molasses Cupcakes

1/3 cup butter

1/2 cup sugarmolassessMuffins

1 egg

1/3 cup molasses

1/2 cup almond milk

1 1/4 cup flour

 

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp baking soda

2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp ginger

Mix wet ingredients until well incorporated.  Add dry ingredients.  Bake in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a skewer inserted in a muffin comes out clean.

Banana Muffins

1 cup flourBanana Muffins

1 1/2 cups bran cereal

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/4 cup butter

1/2 cup sugar

2 eggs

1/4 cup almond milk

3 small bananas

1 dark chocolate mint bar broken in pieces

Mix dry ingredients.  Mix wet.  Fold dry ingredients into wet.  Fold in chocolate.  Bake 400 degrees Fahrenheit in lined muffin tins for 20 minutes.

 

Zesty Lemon Muffins

These muffins are tangy and refreshing.  They’re great with coffee or tea and light enough to be a mid-morning snack.

Ingredients

3 cups flourzestylemonmuffins2

1/4 cup sugar

1 tsp salt

3 tsp baking powder

1/3 cup canola oil

1/4 cup almond milk

1 egg

1 cup frozen lemonade (thawed)

2 or 3 drops yellow food coloring

Mix dry ingredients.  In a separate bowl mix wet ingredients.  Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients.  Bake in lined muffin tins at 375 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.

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Sunflower Cake Muffins

These muffins are sweet with a satisfying crunch.  Their great with coffee or milk and freeze well.  Make an extra batch when your baking for when guests drop by.  They’ll love them.

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups flour

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Try replacing the sunflower seeds with shelled pumpkin seeds.

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup melted butter

1/2 cup sugar

1 beaten egg

3/4 cup almond milk

1/2 tsp vanilla

1/4 cup shelled sunflower seeds

Mix flour baking powder, sunflower seeds and salt together in a bowl.  In another bowl combine the rest of the ingredients.  Fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients.  Turn into lined muffin pans. Continue reading Sunflower Cake Muffins

Pineapple Oat muffins

This muffin is a tropical sensation.  The coconut and pineapple bring back memories of warm days in the sun. 

Serve with cream cheese icing if desired.

Ingredients

1 cup oatmealoat-pineapple-muffin

1/2 cup oat bran

pinch salt

1/2 cup shredded coconut

Mix above in a bowl and cover with 1 cup boiling water.  Let stand for 5 minutes.

2 eggs

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup sunflower oil

1/2 cup crushed pineapple Continue reading Pineapple Oat muffins