Meyer Lemon Chia Seed Muffins
 
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Light fluffy lemon flavored muffins made with Greek yogurt and chia seeds.
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Recipe type: Muffins
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12 muffins
Ingredients
  • For the Muffins:
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 lemon, juiced & zested
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2- 5.3 oz. lemon Greek yogurt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 tbsp. chia seeds
  • For the Icing:
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Line a muffin pan with liners or spray with cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl add sugar and lemon zest. With your fingertips, rub the zest into the sugar. Whisk in flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, add yogurt, eggs, vanilla extract, lemon juice and melted butter; whisk until well incorporated. Pour into flour mixture. Mix until just incorporated. Do not over mix. Stir in chia seeds.
  5. Evenly divide the batter between the muffin cups and bake for 15 - 20 minutes, just until lightly golden and center comes out clean with a toothpick.
  6. Let cool in pan on cooling rack for 5 minutes. Then carefully take muffins out of pan and let cool completely on rack.
  7. To make icing, add powdered sugar and lemon juice; whisk until no lumps remain and is think enough to drizzle on muffins. If too thick add more lemon juice, if to thin add more powdered sugar. Drizzle icing over cooled muffins.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 muffin Calories: 170 Fat: 8 Carbohydrates: 19 Sugar: 19 Sodium: 182 Fiber: 1 Protein: 3.4 Cholesterol: 52
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2016/03/09/meyer-lemon-chia-seed-muffins/