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Honey-Citrus Oat Muffins

Honey-Citrus Oat MuffinsZesty, honey-sweetened, citrus oat muffins with lemony-glazed tops.

Recipe Ingredients:

Muffins:
1 cup Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup milk
3 tablespoons butter, melted
2 teaspoons grated lemon or lime peel
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Glaze:
3/4 cup powdered sugar
4 teaspoons lemon or lime juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon or lime peel

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Line 12 medium muffin cups with paper baking cups or grease bottoms only with vegetable shortening.
  2. For muffins, combine oats, sour cream, honey, milk, butter and lemon peel in large bowl; mix well. Let stand 10 minutes. Stir in the lightly beaten egg until blended.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl, mixing well. Add to oat mixture all at once; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. (Do not overmix.)
  4. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full.
  5. Bake 20 to 24 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool muffins in pan on wire rack 5 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool 10 minutes
  6. For glaze, combine all ingredients in small bowl, mixing until smooth.
  7. Dip tops of muffins into glaze. Serve warm.

Makes 12 muffins.

Flavor Variation: For double the citrus flavor, use both lemon and lime juices and peel.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of The Quaker Oats Company.