Brown Sugar Lemon Mascarpone Muffins

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 1276 kcal


  • 2 cups Whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup Loosely packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 4 Lemons Zested
  • 8 ounces Cold Mascarpone cheese
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1 Large egg
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons Unsalted butter melted and cooled


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with liners.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, soda and salt. Stir to combine. Mix in lemon zest. Add mascarpone cheese and mix in with a fork, stirring until crumbly, evenly dispersed and covered in flour. In a small bowl, whisk together milk, yogurt, egg, vanilla extract and butter. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, stirring until just combined and wet.
  • Use a 1/4 cup measure or ice cream scoop to fill the muffin liners 2/3 of the wall full. Bake for 15-17 minutes, until tops are set and golden. Remove and let cool slightly before serving.


Calories: 1276kcalCarbohydrates: 71gProtein: 57gFat: 85gSaturated Fat: 22gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 44gCholesterol: 238mgSodium: 2548mgPotassium: 620mgFiber: 4gSugar: 4g
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