Lemon Yogurt Muffins

Total Time
20 mins
35 mins

A great way to start the day.

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400F (200C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, rolled oats, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the yogurt, egg, 1/4 cup lemon juice, and finely chopped peeled lemon (white pith removed first).
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, mixing only until blended.
  5. Fill 12 well-greased muffin cups two thirds full.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of a muffin comes out clean.
  7. Meanwhile, prepare the syrup: Put 1/4 cup granulated sugar and the grated rind and juice of 1/2 lemon in a small pot.
  8. Bring to a boil and reserve.
  9. When the muffins are baked, prick all over with a toothpick.
  10. Do not remove them from the pan until cooled.
  11. Brush the warm syrup on the hot muffins.