Lemon curd and chia seed muffins

This is an easy to follow sweet treat recipe with Connacht Gold, an easy one for the kids too! Have fun!


  • 225g self raising flour
  • zest of two lemons
  • 165g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tblsp chia seeds
  • 165g Connacht Gold butter (softened)
  • 3 tablespoons of Connacht Gold Fresh Milk

Lemon curd / buttercream icing

  • 125g butter
  • 250g icing sugar
  • juice of one lemon



Preheat oven to 180c. Line patty tin with muffin cases, then cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add lemon zest & chia seeds and stir together. Add the eggs and milk. Sieve in flour and gently fold in.

Spoon into patty trays.

Place in the oven for 20 minutes at 180°C.

Meanwhile make the butter icing by adding the butter, icing sugar some lemon zest and lemon juice to the mixer. Mix until it is smooth.
Decorate the muffins, have fun!


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