Mean Chef's Lemon Sour Cream Muffins

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by lemoncurd

This is an adopted recipe. This recipe makes light, fluffy and soft muffins which are more cake like with a hint of lemon.

Top Review by danip467

These are very good but they are cupcakes and NOT muffins. I won't make them for my kids again because of that, but they are good when cake is what you want. I added 1 tbsps of poppy seeds, and used whole wheat for a 1/4 of the flour, and pastry flour for another 1/4 to make things a bit 'healthier'. Didn't notice the whole wheat at all.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Grease muffin tins.
  3. Melt the butter and let cool.
  4. Thoroughly mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  5. Whisk together the eggs and sour cream in a smaller bowl.
  6. Stir in the butter, 1/4 cup lemon juice, and zest and juice of lemon.
  7. Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients.
  8. Add wet ingredients and mix with as few strokes as possible.
  9. Don't overmix.
  10. Spoon batter into muffin tins.
  11. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes.

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