Tuscan Lemon Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Tuscan Lemon Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Tuscan Lemon Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by Livvy05

Makes 12 servings



Bake our Tuscan Lemon Muffins to keep on hand for satisfying hold-you-over snacks. The tart, rich flavor comes from a favorite Italian combo?olive oil and fresh lemon.

Recipe Ingredients for Tuscan Lemon Muffins

7 9/10 ounces all-purpose flour (1 3/4 cups)
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 Cooking spray
2 tablespoons turbinado sugar

Recipe Directions for Tuscan Lemon Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 375.

  2. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients (through salt); make a well in center. Combine ricotta and next 5 ingredients (through egg). Add ricotta mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.

  3. Place 12 muffin-cup liners in muffin cups; coat with cooking spray. Divide batter among muffin cups. Sprinkle turbinado sugar over batter. Bake at 375 for 16 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan on a wire rack.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 71.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
188
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
78mg
3%
Potassium
157mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
29.9g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
14.2g
Protein
4.2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 9% Iron 6%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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