Lemon drizzle muffins

There’s plenty of things in life that make us sour: uni work deadlines, events in our lives, what we see/hear on the news, even the typical British weather. Of course, with this recipe, I encourage you to embrace your sour side. Plus, these lemon drizzle muffins are ideal for curling up with a book (maybe one you might have missed this summer).

Lemon drizzle 1

Here’s how a few simple ingredients make these:


For the muffins:

300g self raising flour

100g butter

80g caster sugar

2 eggs

225ml milk

1tsp vanilla extract

1 lemon zest

Lemon curd (optional)

For the icing:

100g icing sugar



  1. Line a muffin tin with paper cases and preheat the oven to 200/gas mark 6.
  2.  Place the flour and butter into a bowl and rub together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs
  3. Add sugar and mix well, then add whisked eggs and milk to the mixture, then aand mix until combined.
  4. Place the mixture into muffin cases and (if you want) add a teaspoon of lemon curd to the mix and even out with the cake mixture.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, then get on with the icing: combine the icing sugar with the lemon
  6. Top your cooled muffins with the icing and enjoy!

Here’s how they turned out:

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