Ginger Lemon Puffins Recipe

Ginger lemon muffins or cuffins are feel good muffins that you can pick up anytime. A special favorite of mine, these muffins are light and airy with a heavenly flavor. The extra pinch of nutmeg really makes this muffin recipe top notch!
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Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodInterest Group

Ingredients

 Softened butter60 Milliliter
 Granulated sugar125 Milliliter
 Egg1
 Grated lemon zest5 Milliliter
 All purpose flour500 Milliliter
 Baking powder20 Milliliter
 Salt2 Milliliter
 Ground nutmeg1 Milliliter
 Milk250 Milliliter
 Granulated sugar175 Milliliter
 Ground ginger10 Milliliter

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3685 Calories from Fat 595

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.1%

Saturated Fat 38.3 g191.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 365.5 mg

Sodium 2544 mg106%

Total Carbohydrates 708 g236.1%

Dietary Fiber 15.5 g62.1%

Sugars 315.5 g

Protein 68 g135.1%

Vitamin A 40.3% Vitamin C 12%

Calcium 189.5% Iron 154%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a bowl cream together butter and 1/2 cup (125 mL) sugar.
Beat in egg and lemon zest.
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg.
Add creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating after each addition.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin, filling cups three-quarters full.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a bowl combine 3/4 cup (175 mL) sugar and ginger.
When puffins come out of the oven, immediately dip in melted butter, then in sugar-ginger mixture.
Serve while warm.
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