Lemon Raspberry Millet Muffins

I’m almost embarrassed to show the link to the old recipe for these muffins… However, in the name of progress I think it is good to look back.

When I first started my blog, I posted my lemon raspberry muffin recipe. This one is a winner. It was my go-to muffin. Super flavourful, bursting with lemony flavour and tart raspberries.

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I remembered these muffins the other day while trying to come up with recipes to cook with my Children’s cooking class. I logged onto my website, looked up my recipe, and was completely taken aback by my photo. My gosh… I think I have come a long way from those early days in terms of food styling and photography.

It’s always interesting seeing photographic evidence of your progress. Even in the past year I feel like I have a better understanding of light and set up.

If you want to check out the original recipe- check it out here. In this revisited version, I have added millet to the batter, and a cinnamon streusal topping to give them a bit more texture. I think they are welcome additions. The millet adds a tad more texture. And the streusal topping is way more delicious than a simple cinnamon sugar. However, feel free to use the original base recipe if you don’t feel like doing the extra step of cooking the millet!

Lemon Raspberry Millet Muffins

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Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • Dry Ingredients
  • 1 cup cooked millet or quinoa
  • 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup large flake rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar (or coconut sugar)
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Wet Ingredients
  • 2 eggs
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 1/3-1/2 cup lemon juice (juice of 2 lemons)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup almond milk or milk
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • Streusel
  • 4 tbsp rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup cooked millet or quinoa
  • 2 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners or grease. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients and stir to combine.

2

In another bowl, whisk the eggs until fluffy. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until combined.

3

Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir until just combined. You can stir in the raspberries here, but I like to add them directly to the muffin batter after you have distributed it into the muffin tray (push in about 4 per muffin).

4

Top the muffins with a bit of the streusel topping and bake for ~25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the center of a muffin. Allow to cool before serving.

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