Spiced Meyer Lemon Cream Cheese Muffins

 

Spiced Meyer Lemon Cream Cheese Muffins

Spiced Meyer Lemon Cream Cheese Muffins

 

Spiced Meyer Lemon Cream Cheese Muffins

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 12 -18 Muffins
Author: A Bachelor & His Grill

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon all spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • Zest and juice of one large Meyer Lemon plus 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 knob butter room temperature
  • 8 oz cream cheese light or low-fat
  • Lemon Glaze
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375○F.
  • In a large mixing bowl sift together the dry ingredients - flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt & spices. In separate mixing bowl whisk together egg, oil, milk, vanilla & lemon. In third mixing bowl beat together sugar, butter & cream cheese until smooth. Slowly add egg mixture to dry ingredients. Fold in cream cheese mixture & stir until all ingredients are evenly incorporated, yet texture remains slightly lumpy.
  • Pour batter evenly amongst lined muffin cups. Place loaded muffin tin in oven & bake for 15-20 minutes, or until muffins golden brown & tooth pick removes cleanly. Remove from oven & cool over rack for 5-10 minutes before serving.
  • Meanwhile, prepare glaze by whisking together confectioner's sugar & lemon juice. Brush over tops of warm muffins & serve.

 

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