The perfect seasonal summer muffin: moist, filling, sweet, and tart. Great for breakfast with a cup of coffee, tea, or milk… or as a snack. Hope you enjoy!
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line 2 muffin tins with paper liners.
Mix oats, 1/3 cup sugar, lemon juice, wheat germ, water, and lemon zest together in a small bowl.
Mix cherries with 2 tablespoons sugar in a small bowl.
Combine remaining 2/3 cup sugar, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and ginger in a large bowl. Stir in oat mixture. Mix in yogurt, eggs, oil, and butter until batter is thick and smooth.
Fold cherries into the batter. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, filling each 3/4 full.
Bake in the preheated oven until tops start to brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 18 to 20 minutes. Cool in the tins for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.
Per Serving: 207 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 27g; fat 9.7g; cholesterol 36mg; sodium 127.3mg.
The quality of the flour can make a real difference to your bread. Different brands do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a best rise than standard bread flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal bread , which doesn’t always rise as well as white bread.
To made this in a breadmaker , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.
A bread first rising can be make in the fridge 24 hours . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great timesaver , as you can work it night before , then clear it off the next day.