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Sun, Oct-17-04, 15:05
Yummy Lemon Muffins
Makes 12 muffins

1 cup unsalted roasted almonds, ground finely
1/4 cup flaxseed meal
1 tsp baking powder
6 tablespoons softened butter (3 oz)
6 tablespoons Splenda
3 large eggs
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tsp lemon extract
1-2 tsp lemon zest

Preheat the oven to 350F and grease or spray muffin tin.

Finely grind almonds in food processor. Add baking powder and flaxseed meal and combine. Set aside.

Cream together butter and Splenda. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add sour cream, extracts, and zest and combine. Spoon batter in the muffin pan, dividing evenly between all 12 tins and bake for 25 minutes, or until firm to the touch.
Inspired by Demi's Orange Cakes

177 calories/16g fat/5g protein/1g fiber/3 net carbs

Tue, Oct-19-04, 07:27
Ohhh Cheri.. Theese would be soooo good with some blueberies thrown in.. Thanks for posting...


Mon, Nov-22-04, 15:52
How much does the 1 cup of whole almonds turn out ground? I have pre-ground almond flour in my house. Curious about the amount.


Mon, Nov-22-04, 17:17
It is about a cup and a third.

Sun, Dec-05-04, 09:55
Hi Cheri,
I made lemon muffins today! Very impressed- I'll definitely make them again. I didn't add the extra 1/3 c almond flour but will try it next time. I did add a few frozen blueberries in 9 of them (they sunk to them bottom and were a little soggy) and poppy seed to the other 3. :thup: I preferred the poppy seed ones but both were good. This is the first baked product I've had any success with tasting decent and the kids eating. We slathered on butter and the kids had honey too and yum! :yum: Half the batch is gone!
Two things impressed me-
1. The taste was great, little chunky from the almond flour but I can handle that- it's great to have muffins.
2. They were actually muffin size. Seems like the other things I've tried were small, even the flops! :)
I did have a hard time stopping with 2 (one of each kind). Thanks for the conversion! Carol