Gingerbread muffins with lemon glaze

Gingerbread Muffins with Lemon Glaze: A delicious snack. Image: Lindsay Samuels.

Gingerbread muffins with lemon glaze: Indulge this autumn

Autumn is just perfect to cosy up on a coach with a hot beverage and a deliciously soft gingerbread muffin with lemon glaze.

Gingerbread muffins with lemon glaze

Gingerbread Muffins with Lemon Glaze: A delicious snack. Image: Lindsay Samuels.

Looking for a spicy-flavoured bite? These gingerbread muffins with lemon glaze are an incredibly delicious snack to prepare for your family and friends. If you are looking for a rich, tasty autumn snack, these spicy-flavoured muffins are just the right treat.

How to make your gingerbread muffins with lemon glaze unforgettable

Warm flavours like ginger and cinnamon make any autumn or winter snack perfect for the cool weather settling in. So, when you are adding these spices to the mix, make sure you add enough to jazz up these bites.

These muffins are tasty to enjoy as is but if you want to add another decadent touch to them, prepare a zesty lemon glaze to drizzle on top.

This autumn, cosy up on the couch with your favourite hot beverage with some deliciously soft gingerbread muffins. Let us know in the comments of this recipe if you plan to prepare this delightful snack.

Gingerbread muffins with lemon glaze recipe

4 from 2 votes
Recipe by Lindsay Samuels Course: SnacksCuisine: Global
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Total time

35

minutes

Ingredients

  • Muffins
  • cups all purpose flour

  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger

  • teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 cup brown granulated sugar

  • pinch of salt

  • 2 large eggs

  • ½ cup butter or margarine, melted

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • 1 cup milk

  • Lemon Glaze
  • 1 cup icing sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger 

  • juice of half a lemon

Method

  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, ginger and cinnamon in a large bowl. Add in the sugar and salt and stir till combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, melted butter, milk and vanilla.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry mixture and stir until just combined. Be careful not to over-mix. 
  • Prepare a paper-lined 12-cup muffin tray.
  • Spoon the batter into the muffin tray, filling each till three-quarters full.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove muffins from tray and let cool on a wire rack.
  • For the lemon glaze, combine all the ingredients into a bowl and mix together till smooth and a bit runny.
    Once muffins are cool, drizzle the lemon glaze over each muffin with a spoon.

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