Feel. Bake. Better.
vibrant lemon raspberry muffins.
When the situation looks gray and gloomy - it spreads a feeling of darkness over the rest of the day. It creates a difficult, messy, sadness that blocks out the light...
Add some vibrant, bright colour back to the day. Change direction, get moving, do something fun, and don’t give up. This feeling is temporary. Create a vibrant mood around you (and bake)!
Bake muffins. Muffins that are sweet and bright.
that are simple and light but pack a flavour punch,
with a sweet yet tart taste to brighten the mood,
that are deliciously soft, fluffy, and tender,
that’s easy to make and a quick way to add colour to the mood,
and that’s a reminder to look for vibrancy in the everyday...
- It’s gray?
- Lemon Raspberry Muffins
- Fresh, Zesty, Sweet
These muffins are vibrant. They’re a visual and physical mood booster with a fresh, zesty, juicy sweetness.
Prep time: 20 minutes, Bake time: 25 minutes
Makes 16 muffins
- 2 cups (304 g) all purpose flour
- ¼ tsp salt
- ½ tsp baking soda
- 2 tsp baking powder
- ¾ cup (160 g) sugar
- ¾ cup vegetable oil
- 2 large eggs
- ¼ cup honey
- 3 tsp lemon juice
- ½ cup milk
- 74 g raspberries, chopped
- 8 g grated lemon zest (2 lemons)
Let the change in direction begin...
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Line a muffin tin with muffin cups and set aside.
Sift the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder into a medium bowl and set aside.
In a separate bowl, using an electric mixer beat the oil and sugar together for about a minute. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating at high speed for each, until the mixture is light.
Stir in the honey, lemon juice, and milk.
The perfect mix of sweet, flavourful, sunshine.
Fold the dry ingredients into the egg mixture.
Stir in the raspberries and lemon zest.
Pour the batter evenly into each liner. Bake the muffins for 25-30 minutes. They’re done when a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
Fun, delicious, easy and the perfect way to add some vibrancy to the day.
(Recipe and Photos courtesy of Emotional Baking©)
Feel. Bake. Better.
It’s not just about baking something to get you through the day.
It’s not about eating the whole tray to feel better.
It’s about getting lost in the process.
It’s about enjoying every moment.
It’s about sharing it with people that support and care about you.
Baking can be a lot of things – it can be distracting but simple, it can be movement with focus, it can be whatever you need when you need it. Choose a recipe to fit the mood and it becomes a useful tool as well – baking to quiet the mind, to connect with your emotions, or simply baking to feel emotional. Just think of the feelings you get and the emotions you experience when baking your favourite dessert…. excitement, relief, fulfillment, joy, accomplishment.
At Emotional Baking, our recipes can be the starting point to somewhere - it can lead you to a place of great comfort, one that feels like the beginning of something, something good...
A note for anyone who needs it:
Baking, while wonderful, can only help so much...
If you’re struggling in any way,
If you feel alone or you need help,
Contact your primary care physician or follow the links below to find help in your area. You are never alone!
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