CHIA LEMON MUFFINS

CHIA LEMON MUFFINS

Who doesn’t like a touch of something sweet now and again?  Add some extra nutritional elements and these little muffins become a very healthy go-to snack or dessert.

Chia means ‘strength’ in Mayan so maybe consuming a muffin or two will make us stronger.

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Delicious eaten warm with a touch of butter or just as they are.  Perfect either way.

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CHIA LEMON MUFFINS

12 medium or 6 giant muffins

what you will need

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup granulated sugar

2 1/2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp. salt

3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup olive oil

zest of 2 lemons

2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

1 egg, lightly beaten

2 tbsp. chia seeds

2 tbsp maple syrup

putting it all together

Mix all the dry ingredients together.

In a separate bowl mix all the wet ingredients (minus the maple syrup) together.

Add the wet to the dry and fold together just until there is no visible flour.

Scoop into prepare muffin cups.

In conventional oven bake at 350 ° for about 15 minutes or until toothpick test comes out clean.

If using Omnia, heat base plate on high.

Place covered muffin cup filled Omnia pan on base plate, reduce heat to medium low and cook as above (about 15 minute/toothpick tested)

Brush warm muffins with maple syrup.

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Inspiration thanks to Table for Two

 

CHIA LEMON MUFFINS
 
Author:
Serves: 12 muffins
Ingredients
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbps chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
Instructions
  1. Mix all the dry ingredients together.
  2. In a separate bowl mix all the wet ingredients together (minus the maple syrup).
  3. Add the wet to the dry and fold together just until there is no visible flour.
  4. Scoop into prepare muffin cups.
  5. In conventional oven bake at 350 ° for about 15 minutes or until toothpick test comes out clean.
  6. If using Omnia, heat base plate on high.
  7. Place covered muffin cup filled Omnia pan on base plate, reduce heat to medium low and cook as above (about 15 minute/toothpick tested)
  8. Brush tops of warm muffins with maple syrup

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