Mimi's Raspberry and Lemon Muffins With Streusel Topping

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This was given to me by my daughter several years ago and has been an A+++++ favorite of ours. It has a hint of lemon and chocked full of raspberries. The streusel topping just makes the whole thing come together as a super, yummy muffin.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl combine yogurt, oil, lemon juice, and egg whites; blend well.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the 1 1/2 cups flour, 3/4 cup of sugar, baking powder, lemon peel, and salt; mix well.
  3. Stir in frozen raspberries.
  4. Add yogurt mixture to flour mixture stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened--one direction only for muffins.
  5. Line muffin tins with cupcake papers (or just spray the tins and use them as is).
  6. Spoon batter evenly into the papers.
  7. In a small bowl make the streusel topping using the 1/4 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, and 1 tablespoon butter,using a fork till crumbly.
  8. Sprinkle evenly over batter in muffins tins before baking.
  9. Bake at 400 degrees for 16-20 minutes or until muffins are golden brown.
  10. Immediately remove from pan and serve warm.
Most Helpful

I agree with all of the other reviewers - these are excellent! I followed the recipe almost exactly, I only subbed fresh raspberries for frozen. They can out perfectly and are very yummy. Next time, I might add a tsp. of lemon extract, as I love the lemon flavour and I thought these could use a little more of it. Other than that, perfection! Thanks Mimi :).

Canadian WesternGirl June 26, 2011

I can't believe these don't have 100 reviews! Heavens to mergatroid are they good! I can't remember when I have enjoyed a muffin more and this is a show stopper with us! Loved, loved LOVED them!

CulinaryGourmetQueen January 12, 2009

Lovely and delicious muffins that I have now made more times than I care to count! I made these for a bake sale and they were one of the first things to go. My grandchildren love them and request them when they come to stay for the weekend. I love that they are so flavorful, and easy to make. You are right up there with Kittencal as far as good recipes go Mimi... I hope others try all your recipes! I plan to :)

ChewieJacuBeau September 22, 2011