Blueberry, Lemon and Ricotta Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Blueberry, Lemon and Ricotta Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Blueberry, Lemon and Ricotta Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pippabennett

Makes 16 servings



Delicious low calorie alternative to high calorie muffins. perfect breakfast food.

Recipe Ingredients for Blueberry, Lemon and Ricotta Muffins

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup ricotta cheese
3/4 cup skimmed milk
8 tablespoons butter, softened
2 large eggs
1 Zest of 2 lemons
1 cup fresh blueberries

Recipe Directions for Blueberry, Lemon and Ricotta Muffins

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.

  2. Line a muffin tin with desired paper liners, or spray with cooking spray.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt and mix.

  4. In another bowl, or food mixer, add the 'wet ingredients' - the ricotta cheese, milk, and butter and beat well or mix at a low speed until a smooth consistency.

  5. Add the eggs, one at a time, to the wet ingredients, mixing well after each addition.

  6. On low speed, slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, until just combined - you should have a smooth but not runny batter.

  7. Add the lemon zest, mix well. Then gently Fold the blueberries into the batter.

  8. Divide the batter between your muffin cases/tins.

  9. Bake until light golden brown on top, about 20 minutes, rotating the pans halfway through baking.

  10. Let cool for 10 minutes in muffin pans before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Categories

Breakfast, Dessert, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 83.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
171
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.8g
12%
Saturated Fat
4.6g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
47mg
16%
Sodium
143mg
6%
Potassium
53mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
20.9g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
7.3g
Protein
4.6g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 5% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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