Lemon Yogurt Muffins

This is a very light, low-fat cake and full of a lemony fragrant.

Try it, then you will fall in love with them.

Makes 8 regular or 12 mini muffins.


  • 180g self-raising flour, sieved
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 200g plain yogurt
  • 120g eggs, beaten
  • 120g – 130g caster sugar
  • 50g olive oil
  • zest & juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C, 170°C Fan.
  2. Prepare the paper liners on the baking tray.
  3. Combine the yogurt, sugar, vanilla extract, lemon juice and oil together. Whisk lightly.
  4. Then add the beaten eggs in 3 stages, whisk well each time. Then add the lemon zest and mix well.
  5. Mix the self-raising flour and baking powder together and then add into the egg mixture. Mix all together and make sure there are no lumps.
  6. Fill into the muffin case 2/3 full.
  7. Bake for about 23 to 25 minutes.
  8. Insert a stick or skewer into the middle of the muffins, if it comes out clean, then it is cooked. Take them out and let them cool down.


  • Serve them with a cup of your favourite tea.

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