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Lemon Ricotta Muffins

These lemon ricotta muffins are a healthy snack.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Muffin
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 197kcal
Cost $.41 per muffin


  • 2 cups gluten-free flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 3/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/3 cup melted butter cooled
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a muffin pan.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the eggs, coconut sugar, ricotta, milk, butter, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla extract.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir until just combined.
  • Transfer the batter to the prepared muffin pan. Bake the muffins for 18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Don’t bake them too long or they’ll be dry.


Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 274IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 1mg