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yellow lemon cakes in paper muffin wrappers on metal cooling rack with brown wooden spoon drizzling glaze
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Lemon Pound Cake Muffins

Lemon Pound Cake Muffins are perfect for breakfast or dessert!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 328kcal


For pound cake muffins:

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 sticks of butter softened
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt

For lemon glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cupcake tin with paper wrappers.
  • Whisk flour, salt and baking powder together.
  • Cream sugar and butter together with electric mixer on medium speed. Reduce speed to low and add eggs one at a time until incorporated. Then add the vanilla.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients until well combined.
  • Gently fold in yogurt and lemon juice.
  • Separate into muffin tins and bake for 30-35 minutes if large, or 20-25 minutes if regular size, until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • While muffins are baking, make the glaze by whisking the powdered sugar, lemon juice and zest until smooth.
  • Let muffins cool slightly and top with glaze while still warm.


Sodium: 292mg | Calcium: 46mg | Vitamin C: 4mg | Vitamin A: 555IU | Sugar: 27g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 52mg | Cholesterol: 96mg | Calories: 328kcal | Saturated Fat: 10g | Fat: 17g | Protein: 5g | Carbohydrates: 40g | Iron: 1mg