The optional addition of a ripe banana makes these muffins very moist and sweet. With or without the banana these muffins are delicious. Plus they’re vegan!
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 9 muffin cups or line cups with paper liners.
Whisk sugar, lemon juice, oil, lemon zest, and lemon extract together in a bowl until evenly blended. Add coconut milk and stir until well combined. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a separate bowl. Stir into sugar mixture. Fold in mashed banana and poppy seeds.
Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each 3/4 full.
Bake in the preheated oven until tops spring back when lightly pressed and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 20 to 22 minutes. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely, at least 25 minutes.
Mix confectioners' sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon juice together in a bowl. Brush glaze on top of the cooled muffins.
Per Serving: 178 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 31.7g; fat 5.1g; sodium 218.7mg.
The quality of the flour can make a real deal to your bread. Different brands do vary. Great taste or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re make wholemeal dough , which doesn’t always rise as well as white bread.
To make this in a breadmaker , add all the menus to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s 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 start it yesterday , then clear it off the next day.