Anything lemon flavoured and I am in and these Lemon and Chia Seed muffins are no exception. They have that hint of lemon bitterness, but then there is the sweetness of the cake…yum!  Heaven!!

If you love these you might also like our Lemon Kiss Biscuits (they are to die for).

Lemon Kiss Biscuits Sistermixin'

Related Recipe – vanilla bean paste (you really need to make this!)

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Enjoy xx Tracey


February 20, 2018
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  • Zest of one lemon (save the lemon flesh to juice for the icing, cut off as much white as possible)
  • 90 g butter, soft
  • 1 tsp. vanilla paste or extract (recipe link above)
  • 100 g caster sugar (or raw sugar, blitz on speed 9 for 3 seconds to create caster sugar)
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 g self raising flour (could use spelt)
  • 2 tbsp. milk
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds (or poppy seeds if you don\'t like chia seeds)


  1. Pre heat oven to 180°C and line a 12 hole muffin tray with paper cases
  2. Mix all ingredients until combined – approx 20sec/speed 5. Scrape and repeat if needed
  3. Tip mixture into paper cases and bake in a moderate oven for approx. 15 mins, or until a skewer comes out clean
  4. Let them cool on a wire rack
  5. These are great iced or left plain. If icing, use the basic icing recipe above, but use lemon juice as your liquid. You could add some extra lemon zest if you want an extra hit of lemon


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