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Light Lemon Muffins

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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup sugar
2 cups cornflakes cereal
1-1/4 cups milk
1 egg
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

Instructions

Stir together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Set aside. Measure cornflakes cereal and milk into large mixing bowl. Stir to combine. Let stand about 2 minutes or until cereal is softened. Add egg, oil and lemon peel. Beat well. Add flour mixture, stirring only until combined. Portion batter evenly into 12 greased 2-1/2-inch muffin pan cups. Bake at 400 degrees about 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm. Makes 1 dozen.

Vincie Metcalf
Bettendorf



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