Lemon drizzle courgette muffins

    Lemon drizzle courgette muffins


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    About this recipe: A sweet and tangy lemon glaze is poured over moist, lemony, courgette muffins. So good!

    Makes: 12 muffins

    • For the muffins
    • 220g plain flour
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 3/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 courgette, grated
    • 225g lemon yoghurt
    • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
    • For the glaze
    • 80ml lemon juice
    • 50g caster sugar
    • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Grease a muffin tray, or line with paper cases.
    2. Mix flour, 150g caster sugar, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt in a large bowl; make a well in the centre of the flour mixture. Mix grated courgette, lemon yogurt, butter, egg, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 tablespoon lemon zest in a separate bowl; pour yoghurt mixture into well. Stir the mixture gently, slowly incorporating the flour until just blended. The mixture may be slightly lumpy. Spoon the muffin mixture evenly into prepared tray or paper cases.
    3. Bake in preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the centre of a cupcake comes out clean, about 20 minutes.
    4. While muffins are baking, whisk 80ml lemon juice, 50g caster sugar and 2 teaspoons lemon zest together in a saucepan over medium heat until mixture comes to a simmer and sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Cover and keep glaze warm over low heat.
    5. Poke each muffin several times with a skewer; spoon glaze over muffins. Cool in the tray for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

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